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Is TV Really the Problem? (Another Negative Study)

967614_87624136Here is another study citing the negative impact of TV on children’s development.  It makes an interesting admission, however:

Scientists also cannot be sure whether missing out on activities such as reading, playing sports or interacting with friends and family as a result of watching TV could be behind the findings, rather than TV being directly to blame.

Read more:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2537240/Children-watch-TV-damaged-brain-structures.html

I am no crusader for more television in children’s lives.  However, it would be interesting to see the impact of TV where children still do read, play sports, interact with others, etc. as opposed to children who are just plunked in front of the TV as their babysitter.

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