The Nation S Top Child Development Experts Examine The Effects Of Television On Children And Their Groundbreaking Research Will Startle ManyTelevision Is The Elephant In The Living Room Of Our Culture American Children Watch Television An Average Of Hours Per Day, And Many Parents Sheepishly Concede That They Rely On Television As An Electronic Babysitter But TV Is Not Necessarily Harmful To Kids The Authors Present Groundbreaking Scientific Evidence That Television Can Be A Powerful And Effective Tool For Entertainment, For Education, And For SocializationThe Secret Is For Parents To Learn How To Use Television As A Tool, Not A Crutch With A Detailed Explanation Of The Effects Of Television Viewing On Kids Emotional, Mental, And Physical Development, Plus Tips To Enable Parents To Act On This New Knowledge, They Ll Soon Be Able To Turn TV Into A Positive Force In Their Child S Life The Authors Share Which Popular Shows Increase Your Child S Reading Ability And Which May Delay Speech Development Which Televised Sports Boost Girls Self Image And Which Ones Could Cause Eating Disorders The Best And Worst Programming For Every Age, From Toddler To Teen
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- 262 pages
- The Elephant in the Living Room: Make Television Work for Your Kids
- Dimitri A. Christakis
- 14 February 2019 Dimitri A. Christakis