Neither my 1 year old, nor my 2 year old, turns into a zombie when the TV is on.
ndr on nytimes.com
But when he started the first inklings of speech at somewhere between twelve and eighteen months, he really started to interact with the videos and worked hard to repeat the words he saw and heard on the screen.
HedPhuqt on arstechnica.com
I think the key take away from this, or other studies of its kind, is that passive media should not be the influential experience that a child so young should be exposed to.
dolinksy on news.ycombinator.com
why do you think you have so many kids with ADD and autism.
hugodrax on arstechnica.com
televisions are blaring in every living, and generally every bedroom, and the massive corporate interests that have ruined all of our lives are pushing candy-colored poison masquerading as education through the screens to our country's children.
Kurt Larsen on nytimes.com
Hey, parents of young children, are you ready to throw out your TV? Take the middle ground and turn it off and play with the baby. More fun for both of you.