It's National Unplugging Day. Via Medium, "Unplugging Mom: A One Man Play"

by Parent Co. March 06, 2015

A 2014 study by UCLA researchers found that sixth graders who spent five days screen-free were better at reading facial expressions and nonverbal cues of human emotion at the end of the period than classmates who used smartphones and watched television or other digital screens." via Unplugging Mom: A One Man Play — Unplug Yourself — Medium.


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