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Be wise about the media and its influence on you and your children! Whether it is TV, movies, music, books, video games, computers, or cell phones, your children are being influenced and shaped by the people behind these mediums, sometimes positively, but many times negatively.
Here is a series of articles written by Matt Christenson, a staff member, on how media influences us.
The Influence of Media – Part 1: Why Should I Care?
The Influence of Media – Part 2: Neuron See, Neuron Do…Exactly!
The Influence of Media – Part 3: I Have Become Uncomfortably Numb
The Influence of Media – Part 4: Getting Out of the Rut
Here are some resources to help you be MediaWise:
TV and Attention-deficit Risk
TV Linked to Attention-deficit
Effects of TV on Baby
Parents Television Council – Very informative website about television shows and movies. Sign up to receive regular emails about shows you should be concerned about and shows that are appropriate for your children.
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