Tuning In To A Problem

by Lisa Guernsey | Washington Post | November 9, 2004

“In April, a study appeared in the journal Pediatrics that gave new parents another reason to lose sleep:
Evidence had emerged that…a child who watched
two hours of TV per day before age 3 would be 20 percent more likely to have attention problems at age 7 than a child who watched none.”

“I had never felt concerned about [television in] our household…But the Pediatrics article made me worry about my “why worry?” philosophy.

“Over the next several months, I discovered pockets of new research…that have led my husband and me to pay more attention
to what our daughters watch and how long they watch it.”

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