Posts Tagged "TV and communication skills"

Talk with your kids, but please turn the TV off first. Researchers at the University of Washington Medical School equipped 300 children, ages 2 to 48 months, with tape recorders that soaked up everything the children heard and said during the day. The recorders were worn one day per month for up to two years. Each hour a TV was on, children heard 770 fewer words from an adult (a 7% decrease), and they spoke less themselves, according...

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