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ASU Scientists Determine Methods toPrevent Digital Risks for Mental Development ofChildren

14.06.2021
ASU Scientists Determine Methods toPrevent Digital Risks for Mental Development ofChildren

Astrakhan State University has taken part ininternational forum Child inaDigital World. The event was dedicated tothe development ofyoung children and adolescents inthe context ofthe transformation ofchildhood caused bythe digitalization ofmodern society.

Forum “Child in a Digital World” is intended to bring together scientists, educators, practicing experts and students from around the world upon the initiative of the Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education, as well as with the support of the International Union of Psychological Science (UPsyS), the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA) and the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO.

Astrakhan State University was represented at the forum by heads of departments, professors, assistants of the Faculty of Psychology and the Faculty of Pedagogical Education, Art, Service & Culture.

The discussion participants considered the issues of interaction of children with rapidly developing digital technologies, the features of communication, play and educational activities in the context of the digitalization of society and the prevention of digital risks for mental development. These topics are more relevant than ever in our time, since the digital world forms the consciousness of a child, builds the structure of his/her values ​​and behavior.

Department UNESCO Chair:

Learning Society and Human Sustainable Development