Turn Off the TV for Toddler's Sake

People do it every day -- pay bills online, fold laundry or do homework to the soothing sound of a spinning wheel, the drone of the evening news or the canned laughter of a rerun. Just because you've learned to tune out the television doesn't mean infants and toddlers can, according to a new study in the journal Childhood Development. According to the study, that background adult television might be a harmful distraction. Researchers observed 50 kids aged 1 to 3 at play in a room for an hour:...Full Story
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