Set Free Childhood: Parents' Survival Guide for Coping with Computers and TV

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September 2003



Do electronic media demands conflict with the real needs of children? Children today watch TV and use computers for five hours daily on average. They are also exhibiting record levels of learning difficulties, obesity, eating disorders, sleep problems, language delay and aggressive behavior. This book shows you how to counter the TV and computer screen culture and create a calmer, more enjoyable family life. Set Free Childhood presents convincing research on how the TV "tunes out" the brain, relates why doctors and educators say "the later the brain, relates why doctors and educators say "the later the better" for electronic media use and provides successful media coping strategies for families to prevent electronic addiction.


"Excessive media viewing is a disease of our times, on a par with tobacco smoking, alcohol and drug use...It is my great hope that this book will help bring about change" Joan Almon, Co-ordinator, US Alliance for Childhood; "An important new contribution to the TV/electronic media debate" Sally Jenkinson, author "Genius of Play"; "I was struck by the research on how we go into 'sleep mode' when we watch TV. I want my child to be alert, creative and interestedl" Helen Royall, parent
EAN: 9781903458433
ISBN: 1903458439
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2003
Seitenanzahl: 229 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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