Experts To Convene Workshop On Impact Of Technology On Child Development And Mental Health

On April 4th and 5th, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. respectively, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) will host a groundbreaking workshop.

The focus? The profound influence of technology and digital media on the development and mental well-being of children and adolescents.

The workshop aims to dissect both the positive and negative impacts of technology on young minds, featuring discussions led by experts in technology, child development, and mental health. Attendees will delve into the current state of research and chart future directions.

Sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health’s Division of Translational Research and NICHD, the event is open to both the scientific community and the public. While free, registration is required to participate.

Reporting for WGRT – Choze Powell