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Extra screen time ‘hits GCSE grades’ | BBC News

An extra hour a day of television, internet or computer game time in Year 10 is linked to poorer grades at GCSE, a Cambridge University study suggests. The researchers recorded the activities of more than 800 14-year-olds and analysed their GCSE results at 16. Those spending an extra hour a day on screens saw a fall in GCSE results equivalent to two grades overall.

“Reducing screen time could have important benefits,” said co-author Dr Esther van Sluijs.

Read more on the BBC website: Extra screen time ‘hits GCSE grades’ | BBC News

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