Attention mothers: today's children are beginning to use iPad before starting to talk
 Moms of the 21st century, of course, do not raise their children as mothers of the 20th century. But it is unlikely in the last century suggest that children begin to press the keys tablet before speaking.

According to a new study by Common Sense Media, 38 percent of children under 2 years are beginning to use tablets and smartphones before beginning to speak and can say the name of these devices. In 2011, these children was only 10%.

In general, we investigated the ability of US children under the age of 8 years. The researchers found that these children began to use media devices is 5 times bigger than it was 2 years ago. The use of smart phones has increased from 52 to 75 percent. The average time that a child spends on "smart" mobile devices, increased by 3 times. But the use of traditional media such as TV, was reduced to half an hour a day.

Overall, the researchers conclude that all is not hopeless. Despite the fact that sitting in front of a really retards the development of speech toddler has compensatory action. For example, the use of devices such as Skype, in contrast, promotes the development of speech and memory.

Author: Julia Gnedina