It’s Official: To Protect Baby’s Brain, Turn Off TV | Wired Science | Wired.com

Media, whether playing in the background or designed explicitly as an infant educational tool, “have potentially negative effects and no known positive effects for children younger than 2 years,” concluded the AAP’s report, released Oct. 18 at the Academy’s annual meeting in Boston and scheduled for November publication in the journal Pediatrics. “Although infant/toddler programming might be entertaining, it should not be marketed as or presumed by parents to be educational.”

via It’s Official: To Protect Baby’s Brain, Turn Off TV | Wired Science | Wired.com.

Passive entertainments are not good for the young, not even for adults. Actively engaging games and entertainment is better!

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