Friday, May 15, 2009

New Research on Baby Einstein DVDs

New studies have been done on the effectiveness of Baby Einstein DVDs and the effect of watching TV on babies' brains. The CNN article in the link below provides some information on the outcomes of these studies and how parents and researchers are reacting. When so much of a child's development is happening before they turn two, how is the TV affecting their brains? Understanding TV's effects on the developing brain, explains that while a child's brain is developing so rapidly during the time before they turn two, critical time is being wasted watching TV when it should be used reading with a parent and playing to develop cognitive skills.

Read the articles below, and please let me know what you think!

Study: Want a smart baby? TV's not going to help
Understanding TV's effects on the developing brain

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