In rural areas, children tend to prefer spending time in front of screens instead of going outside
Kids in rural regions spend less time outdoors - short science news headlines

A troubling trend is revealed by a new study, showing that even kids from rural areas now spend more time in front of screens and less time outside.

The study investigated children from rural South Carolina, USA. The results of the study show that screen time was higher than outdoor time for almost all groups tested.

This change in the behavior of the youth may have profound negative implications for their development. Moreover, it is likely that the same trend occurs currently all over the world.

Read the full story: PsyPost
Scientific publication: Environment and Behavior