Tag Archives: TV and violence
Researchers are reporting that violent content on the TV or computer during the day disrupts sleep for preschool children. And it’s worse for any TV or computer time in the evening regardless of content, according to Michelle Garrison, PhD, and colleagues … Continue reading
In multiple past blogs (see below) I’ve told you of the harms of too much screen time (TV, computer, video games, etc.) for your children. Many experts join me in encouraging you to limit your children to no more than … Continue reading
Child experts have issued an updated policy statement on use of electronic media for entertainment by kids. This is critical because children and teens in the United States spend an average of seven hours A DAY using television, computers, phones … Continue reading
Children in recent New Zealand studies who spent a lot of time watching television and using computer games had less attachment to family and peers. The more time teens spend watching television and using computers, the less likely they are … Continue reading
An article in USA Today discusses a new review of 130 studies which “strongly suggests” playing violent video games increases aggressive thoughts and behavior and decreases empathy. The results hold “regardless of research design, gender, age or culture,” says lead … Continue reading
A new study confirms many others: the more TV a 3-year-old watches, the more likely he or she is to behave aggressively.
A new report suggests that television may be playing a starring role in your child’s sex education. Exposure to some forms of TV is a corrupting influence on children, leading teens who watch sexy programs into early pregnancies and children … Continue reading