I think it happens to many of us that even though we know how current technology directly impacts human evolution, we are still surprised how young children adapt natively to platforms and devices that many of us had to learn to use. One of them is clearly cell phones and tablets, which often help many parents to entertain their young children.
Something that in the following case has gone much further, since at only three years old, a baby has shown amazing skills in mobile Call of Duty, which is played on an iPad. Mini gamer who can be seen playing the popular shooter in a video shared by her mother, in which she says, “I wonder how people would feel if they knew a 3-year-old was playing Call of Duty with them. “.
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Clip that was published a few days ago and that in the last few hours has gone viral, generating a debate among several users who praise the child’s gaming skills, leaving joking comments such as “If I knew that a 3-year-old killed me in COD, I would stop playing forever.”
But also, there are people who criticize the mother for allowing her to play a violent title at such a young age, since the game has an age rating of 17+ in the Apple App Store, such as one person who says: “For me it is a great NOT. I should be playing Barney games at this age.”
A topic that although it seems that it can be taken for jokes, is quite serious since according to Professor Ofir Turel, from the University of Melbourne, who was contacted by Yahoo News (via Dexerto): “Playing COD at this level obviously requires practice . The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends zero screen time at ages 0-2 and one hour a day of selective screen time, i.e., from educational programs, at ages 2-5.”
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