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The Great Dinner Debate

In a world where we are more connected than ever, we are increasingly disconnected and distracted from our loved ones. From tablets, laptops and phones at the dinner table to television in the background, Dolmio’s latest research reveals that tech is hijacking the dinner table. What positive impacts could your family see if you turn tech off and family time on?

Click on the link / video below to see what happened when we carried out a series of fly-on-the-wall experiments with a number of unsuspecting kids and families…

We even asked Louise Redknapp to give it a go…check out her top tips for a tech-free table !

The research
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A survey of 2,000 British parents
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Several British families took the Dolmio tech-free table challenge and were analysed by psychologist Corinne Sweet

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On average the British household has 12 internet-connected devices
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4 out of 5 said tech-free dinners were ‘happier’
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families has tried unsuccessfully to ban tech at the table
On average the British household has 12 internet-connected devices
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67% say family arguments at the table stem from tech

So what’s the benefit?

And how do Brits describe the perfect meal?

Tech-free tables could increase family interaction by 75%

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Tech-free tables improve eye contact and warmth between families

35% said good food & talking!

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And over 40% said more time is spent enjoying the meal when tech isn’t at the table

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