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Study finds too much screen time causes nearsightedness in children


These findings from Asia are reported on by the Children and Nature Network (8 March 2019). Researchers believe that excessive screen time and not enough outdoor time in childhood is causing the trend. They suggest that even an hour more outside every week will go some way in preventing Myopia, or nearsightedness.

Published: 12.03.19

Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry Commission Scotland Scottish Natural Heritage Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland