With technology playing an increasing role in everyday life, even childhood is not what it used to be.

Parents and teachers alike are worried about how screen time and social media are affecting kids, with some schools going so far as to ban phones completely.

Produced By: Benjamin Trood

Featured In Story: Lennert Veerman – Professor of Public Health at Griffith University, and Dr Katrina Schmid – Associate Professor at the Centre for Vision and Eye Research at Queensland University of Technology

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 17 November 2022