Thursday, March 6, 2008

TV Not Good For Babies

A study published in German magazine for doctors, television and DVD that are designed for children do more harm than good to the development of child's brain. Researchers say that the most harm is seen when television learning substitutes grown-up and siblings reading.

In one experiment, babies aged 9 to 12 months old were listening to grown-up reading them in Chinese, while the other group watched the same stories on television. The results showed that children who were read Chinese, could recognize Chinese sounds in two months, while those who watched television stories did not learn anything.

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