Female characters focused more on looks and being attractive than male characters on shows aimed at eight to 12 year olds.
Too much time in front of the television can blunt young children’s ability to accept and understand others, says the latest research.
There’s nothing like a picture of a steaming, juicy burger to send hungry folks to the nearest drive-thru, right? Not if you’re a kid. For them, toys and other giveaways are just as effective — which is why such marketing …
There’s a lot of advice about how not to let your kids watch TV. But what’s the most important factor in helping young children to take in television responsibly?
Sitting in front of a screen can increase the risk of obesity, but TV seems to have a larger effect on weight than computers or video games.
If parents can’t limit their children’s TV time, then they can at least try to improve what youngsters are watching.
The latest research homes in on the biggest sleep robber.
Eating meals in front of the television can lead to obesity, but keeping children away from noshing while viewing can be a challenge.
So Dr. Catherine Birken, a pediatrician and associate scientist at the Hospital for Sick …
Watching too much TV is linked to harmful effects in children, but the latest research says even background TV can affect development
Producers want to examine “extreme” parenting practices, so they’re making plans for a new reality TV series on extended breast-feeding.
The Pediatric Academic Societies convened in Boston for their annual meeting starting Saturday. Here’s a quick update of some of the useful research presented.
If there was any doubt that television is not a good use of toddlers’ time, consider the findings of one study that drilled down into babies’ understanding of what they were watching on TV. When groups of 6-, 12- and …
What kids watch — and not just how much — matters when it comes to television viewing, according to new research that finds that preschoolers who watch fast-paced shows have far more trouble concentrating than other children.