Navigation Links
Stop Watching TV: Toddler Development Affected

I am sure so many harried parents have time and again thought ways to deter their toddlers// from watching TV. These days there is a flood of TV channels, but how many are right for viewing by children. Well, we can count that on our fingertips.

Now, adding parents is a scientific that can help them justify barring children from watching TV. Other than helping them for educational purposes, it harms the cognitive development.

A study by Dr. Frederick Zimmerman and Dr. Dimitri Christakis, of the University of Washington Child Health Institute in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, suggests, however, that television for very young children is not helpful for cognitive development and may in fact be harmful.

Zimmerman and Christakis say:

“The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued guidelines urging parents to avoid any television or video viewing before age 2 years. It has previously been shown that parents are not able to follow this guideline, and we would argue that the guideline may need greater publicity. This analysis complements this earlier work by suggesting that viewing a heavy television diet entails modest, but statistically significant, consequences for subsequent development in several key cognitive domains. This analysis further suggests that parents may appreciate and benefit from better guidance on the kinds of high-quality content that is available on television and on ways of managing the context of television viewing to maximize its potential benefit for their children.”

It has been known for a long time that high-quality educational television, such as Sesame Street or Blue's Clues, can provide educational benefits for some children. This study shows, for the first time that these beneficial effects can be and usually are offset by the ill-effects of viewing non-educational fare. In fact, the typical American child under 5 watches a combination of good and bad television tha t results in a net adverse effect. For those who watch more than 3 hours of television per day before age 3, the negative impact is similar to the adverse effect of large differences in maternal IQ or education. Zimmerman's previous research showed that television viewing by young children can make them more likely to exhibit bullying behavior.

So if right TV habits are inculcated in children as soon as possible, the better it will be.

Source: NEWSWISE
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Watching television for long hours could lead to agressiveness
2. Watching television linked to smoking
3. Watching TV in the bedroom can lower children’s school performanc
4. Watching Violent, Churning Movie Scenes Affect Problem-Solving Ability
5. Heart Is Better Off For Watching Comedy Films
6. Watching TV Blamed for Weight Gain
7. Why Fans Drink While Watching Football
8. Watching With Intent to Repeat Ignites Key Learning Area of Brain
9. Toddlers stressed out
10. Toddlers Have Respiratory Trouble When Sleeping With Their Face Up
11. Britain Toddlers To Receive Flu-Jab In Addition To The 21 Shots
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/19/2019)... NORWALK, Conn. (PRWEB) , ... October 18, 2019 , ... ... of deals announced fell 13%, to 408, compared with the previous quarter and was ... spending in the third quarter totaled $51.5 billion, down 63% compared with the previous ...
(Date:10/19/2019)... ... ... Today, Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB), the national nonprofit ... people, guide dogs and communities, kicks off the organization’s momentous, weekend-long 2019 Guide Dogs ... community for the event to celebrate GDB’s mission and to experience what the city ...
(Date:10/17/2019)... , ... October 17, 2019 , ... Women’s Excellence is ... new office resides on the corner of Turrill Road and South Lapeer Roads, conveniently ... office in Lapeer and the ability to service women in this community. We’ve dedicated ...
(Date:10/17/2019)... ... 2019 , ... Knotty Roller, the affordable all-in-one muscle recovery system with six ... more than $20,000 in only eleven hours after launching on Kickstarter . , ... to enjoy the ease of use and versatility of our product,” said Knotty Roller ...
(Date:10/17/2019)... ... October 17, 2019 , ... Dr. Parsa Mohebi, the founder ... and Beverly Hills, is reminding patients interested in undergoing a hair transplant that the ... According to Dr. Mohebi, “The holidays are a time for friends and family and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/19/2019)... ... October 18, 2019 , ... ... aging and finance, announced today growing momentum for the company and its technology, ... , At the recently held wealthmanagement.com’s Industry Awards Program, Whealthcare Planning was recognized ...
(Date:10/19/2019)... ... October 18, 2019 , ... Beginnings Treatment Centers, a Southern California Drug ... of the Alcohol and Other Drug Awareness Week at the University of ... decisions around alcohol and other drugs through individual education and outreach programs to foster ...
(Date:10/19/2019)... ... , ... It has long been the practice that training programs for elite ... in order to deliver their best performance. But, how do you know when you’re ... an athlete’s physiology, then be able to alter that effect. , Thought Technology’s peak ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: