iPads and smartphones given to children to calm them down during a tantrum 'may damage their brains'
- Scientists warn regular use of electronic devices to placate children could interfere with development of empathy, social and problem solving skills
- These skills are typically obtained by exploring, unstructured play and interacting with peers, they said
- Study found e-books and learning apps are wasted on children under two
- Parents encouraged to try apps before their children and to use learning apps with them to enhance learning skills
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