Juan Hourcade, Luiza Pantoja, Kyle Diederich, Liam Crawford, Glenda Revelle
A toddler using a smartphone or a tablet is not an unusual sight in high-income regions. In fact, today’s preschoolers are the first generation growing up with interactive computing devices that are accessible to their cognitive and motor abilities, with some starting to use them as babies . Prior to the wide availability of handheld touchscreen devices, the mouse and keyboard posed motor barriers to a significant portion of children under the age of four when using computers. In addition, the size and lesser mobility of desktops and laptops limited the practical use of computers for this age group.…
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