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TV: Study’s results seem intuitively obvious

Letter by Norm Eklund, Puyallup on Feb. 19, 2013 at 4:48 pm with No Comments »
February 20, 2013 10:21 am

Re: “Better TV may help with kids’ behavior” (TNT, 2-19).

One has to wonder how much money was spent studying something that seems intuitively obvious: that if young children watch too much violence on TV, they become more violent themselves. Yet this study seems to have been done in such a manner that the results are questionable at best. Even the people running it question some of their own methods.

When will common sense provide the answers to such problems rather than relying on some half-baked exercise like this? Surely the parents of today are smart enough to figure such things out, aren’t they?

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