TechNewsWorld.com in the first of a three-part series, asks of the relationship of children and technology: “How much is too much?” As tech creeps into the everyday lives of increasing numbers of consumers, how will this advance affect youth? Will exposure to technology result in risks to infants and children? The sheer amount of tech available to today’s youth, ranging from Baby Einstein tapes to Nintendo consoles are designed to stimulate and entertain, but they may be overwhelming today’s youth. Access to technology has recently been linked to increased reading skills. However, some experts believe overuse can lead to problems such as vision impairment, addiction to technology, as well as making children vulnerable to sexual solicitation. It has also been suggested that the constant exposure to auditory and visual stimulation provided by technology creates a situation where children don’t know what do with themselves when the stimulation is removed. Some child development specialists also believe that tech causes difficulty in instilling a sense of self-control, as children don’t know how to delay gratification in the 24-7 world of technology on demand. Finally, many are beginning to ask what age is too young to expose children to the immediacy of technology…