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Secondhand TV Distracts From Playtime

A new study demonstrates that when a television is on the background, children play about 5 percent less than without, thus impeding development of their attention spans. What do you think?
  • "Good to know. That will keep my stepson from wrecking all the toys before we have our real baby."

    Brian Dannan Cultural Liaison
  • "They're only distracted because the volume is too low. If you turn it up, they can stop moving around and really focus on the TV."

    Ian Weaver Furnace Installer
  • "Should children really be playing at such a young age in the first place?"

    Christina Frewer Photographer

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