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Part 1: A Special Rebroadcasting of the ZERO TO THREE Scientific Meeting: The Role of Screen Media in the Lives of Young Children
Part 1 Features Rachel Barr, PhD
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 2:00 PM ED
This year’s Scientific Meeting explored the role of screens and media in the lives of young children and families. Our first speaker, Rachel Barr, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology at Georgetown University and Director of the Georgetown Early Learning Project. She is also a 2005 ZERO TO THREE Fellow. Dr. Barr shared her research on how very young children can learn from screen experiences with support from caregiving adults. She focused specifically on research with video chat technologies—a modality that many of us are using right now to stay in touch with friends and family.
Part 2: A Special Rebroadcasting of the ZERO TO THREE Scientific Meeting: The Role of Screen Media in the Lives of Young Children
Part 2 Features Jenny Radesky, MD
Tuesday, August 20, 2020 at 2:00 PM ED
This year’s Scientific Meeting explored the role of screens and media in the lives of young children and families. Our second speaker, Jenny Radesky, MD, is a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician at the University of Michigan whose research focuses on family digital media use, child social-emotional development, and parent-child interaction. She also authored the 2016 American Academy of Pediatrics digital media guidelines for young children. Dr. Radesky will explore the role of persuasive design in screen media products for children and share her research on the ways in which adults’ technology use can interfere in parent-child relationships.