Screen media activity and brain structure in youth: Evidence for diverse structural correlation networks from the ABCD study

Authors
Martin P. Paulus, Lindsay M. Squeglia, Kara Bagot, Joanna Jacobus, Rayus Kuplicki, Florence J. Breslin, Jerzy Bodurka, Amanda Sheffield Morris, Wesley K. Thompson, Hauke Bartsch, Susan F. Tapert

Publication
NeuroImage. 15 January 2019, Volume 185, pp 140-153

Abstract
Screen media activity and brain structure in youth: Evidence for diverse structural correlation networks from the ABCD study

“The adolescent brain undergoes profound structural changes which is influenced by many factors. Screen media activity (SMA; e.g., watching television or videos, playing video games, or using social media) is a common recreational activity in children and adolescents; however, its effect on brain structure is not well understood.”

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DOI 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.10.040