Monday, June 29, 2009

More Bad News About Too Much Television

Just a quick post on a subject touched upon before in this Blog.

Get your kids away from the television! Yet another study shows that too much television interferes with your kids' development. Specifically, too much television interferes with language development -- even if your kids are watching DVDs that are supposed to enhance language and development.

HealthDay News reports that "[t]elevision reduces verbal interaction between parents and infants, which could delay children's language development, says a U.S. study that challenges claims that certain infant-targeted DVDs actually benefit youngsters." Check out:

The study appears in the June issue of the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.

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