[UCI Professor] Mimi Ito [said] “Unless parents can find a way to somehow understand and engage with that in a positive way, video games can often become a source of tension between parents and kids. And so we see time and time again that parents aren't engaged in the kind of mentoring and guidance around video games that they do for other parts of kids' play and growing up and friendship relationships.” [00:51]

For the full story, please visit https://www.npr.org/2019/08/06/748810990/in-the-age-of-smartphones-parents-are-encouraged-to-be-media-mentors-not-gatekee.

 

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