A study conducted by experts from the University of London, showed that children under three years whose parents allowed to play with smartphones and tablets, sleep slightly less than their peers, reports the BBC.
Scientists interviewed the parents of the 715 children under three and came to the conclusion that every hour spent by a child in this age of the touch screen, it takes him 15 minutes of sleep.
The children who use touch screens, faster developing fine motor skills.
According to the study, 75% of children up to three years of daily use of smartphones and tablets. Among children from six months to 11 months gadgets on a daily basis uses 51%. Among children aged two to three years with touch screen daily plays 92%.