Noise pollution caused through usage of electronic gadgets: Impact on children
L K Saritha
Children are like buds in the garden and should be carefully and lovingly nurtured, as they are the future of nation and the citizens of tomorrow. Due to the effect of corona disease many children were away from the traditional method of learning in schools. In pandemic season the children were closely connected to electronic gadgets to pursue their education through virtual mode. Attending the online classes was a positive lead and challenge taken by the teachers, management and the parents to mend them and to be in constant touch with education. Unfortunately, apart from the education the children of different age groups were addicted to use the electronic gadgets for longer hours. Whether the noise pollution of electronic gadgets effected the listening skills, is there any adverse effect on Auditory skills of children, has the things gone to hearing loss induced, does it affect the health and social skills? This paper presents the impact of gadgets on psychological, sociological and physical effects on children. It also describes the ways for parenting the children in monitoring and limiting the time limit of usage of gadgets for protecting the skills of young generation in building the nation.