TITLE

Educational Baby Videos Flunk

AUTHOR(S)
Cooper, Gary
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Psychotherapy Networker Magazine;Jan2008, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites the study on educational baby videos, commissioned by University of Washington associate professor of pediatrics Frederick Zimmerman. The study showed that educational baby videos may actually impede language development. It also revealed that for infants aged 8 to 16 months spent every hour watching one of these videos corresponds to a lost opportunity of learning six to eight new words, with a 17% drop in vocabulary than to children who don't watch the videos.
ACCESSION #
29730863

 

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