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Very interesting article.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2 ... -says.html

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frontline did a documentary, digital nation, that gets into aspects of this. the instant access to, and deluge of information is having profound effects on kids, and the teachers who are tasked with teaching them.


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This article provides food for thought. In a related topic, studies have shown that watching excessive amounts television can scramble the brains of young children. Interestingly, the neurological damage doesn't depend on the actual content of the programming. It seems that the flashing screen itself is the cause, and the effects are cumulative. Parents who sit their toddlers in front of "Baby Einstein" videos may be doing more harm than good.

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sometime this past year there was an research article that showed that the baby einstein videos provide absolutely no developmental benefit to infants.


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