The effects of watching TV on young children's cognitive development

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We’re used to hearing that screen exposure is bad for a child and can do serious damage to their development if it’s not limited to say less than an hour a day. While it can be harmful, our study suggests the focus should be on the quality or context of what a child is watching, not the quantity.

Period27 Sep 2022

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  • TitleStudy suggests watching TV with your child can help their cognitive development
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media typeRadio
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date27/09/22
    DescriptionInterview in which Eszter Somogyi says the focus should be on the quality or context of what a child is watching on TV, and not just the quantity.
    URLhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0cxr770
    PersonsEszter Somogyi