Watching TV Can Change Your Child's Behavior

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By Molly Clifton

The second study found that limiting how much aggressive behavior preschoolers see on television can improve their conduct.

The children ages 3 to 5 who were involved in the study all watched about the same amount of television.

The only change was the type of programming they were watching.

Parents of half the kids substituted aggression-filled programming with educational content.

The children who watched the better quality programming demonstrated significantly less aggression than the other group.

 



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