The impact of tablets on psychological aspects of children

Fatima Sheikh, Abu Massoud, Somaieh Dastjerdi, Zohreh Latifi
2016 Majlesi Journal of Multimedia Processing   unpublished
The use of new technologies such as tablets and digital devices are expanding. Of the important concerns about these tools, is the increasing use of them by children at growing ages, which unfortunately is often done without their full knowledge of the children and their parents causing harmful impacts on them. The present study examines the impact of the use of tablet and its consequences on the psychological dimensions of children between 4 to 14 years old in Isfahan. This study was conducted
more » ... the convenience random sampling method on 100 mothers of children using tablets, from different parts of Isfahan city. Data was gathered by questionnaire including four psychological dimensions: aggression, concentration rate, depression and isolation, and mental abilities and creativity. Data was analyzed using regression analysis method. The results showed that the usage of tablet resulted in increased aggression, decreased concentration, increased depression and isolation, and increased mental abilities and creativity.