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Television And Children's Brains
A look at the impact of television on children's brains.
# 143444 | 1,250 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Communication (Television) , Psychology (Child and Adolescent)


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This paper explores the impact of television with respect to child rearing, further considering how parents use the television as a baby-sitter and/or an educational tool. Various studies are cited that show how certain types of television programming can be an effective learning tool for older children, yet many questions remain about the positive and negative effects television has on learning and cognitive development in very young children.

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"Since the 1950s, television has increasingly become a part of mainstream culture and the American way of life. With respect to child rearing, many parents today use the television as a baby-sitter and/or an educational tool. While studies have shown that certain types of television programming can be an effective learning tool for older children, many questions remain about the positive and negative effects television has on learning and cognitive development in very young children. Along these lines, the following study examines the positive and negative effects..."

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