Secondhand TV Distracts From Playtime

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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