TV doesn't fade into the background

A study in the July/August 2008 issue of Child Development reported that 75% of homes usually have the TV on in the background. For the experiment, children aged 1 to 3 played with age-appropriate toys. When televisions were on, the kids played less, even when they did not pay attention to the TV.

You can read more here.

Subscribe to The Family Anatomy Podcast by clicking here.

Sorry, comments are closed for this post.