Impact of Pacifying Your Toddler With an iPad: Researcher

If you’re a parent you’ve probably done it; if you aren’t, you’ve probably seen it: A child is having a meltdown, out comes the device, and calm returns. It seems like a win-win in the moment, but is it a good idea long term?

That’s what professor Sarah M. Coyne, Associate Director, School of Family Life, Brigham Young University, wants to find out in her study “Tantrums, Toddlers and Technology.”

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