Effects of Televsion on Children



 Now anyone with a high-speed Internet connection can find out what's on TV, watch a favorite show online, and read about the stars that make it great. In this guide, you'll learn about the history of television, how to find reviews, and how to keep your kids safe while watching cable. You can even learn about the pixels and wires that make the whole thing work.

The Best Shows on TV

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TV Listings

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Research TV Shows and TV

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Watch TV online

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Effects of Televsion on Children

Questionable content and extended viewing hours have made television the subject of much debate, particularly with respect to how it impacts developing children. In this section, we'll point you to studies of the effects of television on children, and give you some advice on monitoring and controlling what your children watch.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • Because the Internet makes it easier to download and watch programs online, the computer is quickly becoming another medium you should monitor as your child develops. Be mindful of what your kids are watching both on the TV and on their computers.
  • Having basic familiarity with what's on TV helps you decide what you want your child to watch. Reading the reviews listed earlier in this guide can help you to determine if material is appropriate.

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