TRC #266: Should You Let Your Kids Watch TV + Name That: Scientist Edition + What Is Killing Birds In Canada

childremoteEpisode 266 is awesome!   First Elan responds to a listener request to look into whether you should let your young children watch television, next Pat leads us in a game of “Name That” with a famous scientists theme.    Lastly, Darren tells us about the leading cause of bird deaths in Canada.

 

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SHOW NOTES

Should You Let Your Kids Watch TV?

AAP: Media Use by Children Younger Than 2 Years

Health and Time – http://healthland.time.com/2011/10/18/why-educational-tv-for-babies-doesnt-exist/

Freakonomics Radio – The Economist’s Guide to Parenting

Web MD – Is TV Really So Bad for Kids?

Kidshealth – How TV Affects Your Child

NY Daily News – Hours of screen time may not be as bad for kids as previously thought: study

Daily Mail – Too much TV IS bad for children: The heart attack risk facing young couch potatoes

CBC – Excessive TV time linked to poor motor skills, study finds

Telegraph – Letting children watch hours of TV improves academic ability, study claims

Independent – Watching TV for three hours a day will not harm your children, parents told

Bird Deaths In Canada

CBC: Bird Deaths In Canada

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One Response to TRC #266: Should You Let Your Kids Watch TV + Name That: Scientist Edition + What Is Killing Birds In Canada

  1. related says:

    The consumer now decides whatever it prefers for entertainment, definitely not the main studios and distributors. If you happen to add to that distribution on the web and, news, websites online, from chat to complete movies. It’s a really whole new world. Much of it fantastic, some not.

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