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By Sarah D. Sparks — January 22, 2019 1 min read

A massive international analysis finds more screen time is associated with a lower sense of well-being among teenagers, but the effects are too small to require policy changes, according to a study in the journal Nature Human Behavior.

Screen time explained .04 percent of the differences in well-being among adolescents. By contrast, being bullied, smoking, getting enough sleep, eating breakfast, or wearing glasses all accounted for more of the difference.

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A version of this article appeared in the January 23, 2019 edition of Education Week as Education Technology

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