Saturday, February 11, 2006

TV, Kids and Well-Funded Professional Research Projects

The "Stating the Obvious" File is always full here at Vital Signs Blog's Lowell Thomas Research Center and every once in awhile we let one slip out just to remind our visitors that common sense remains...well, sensible.

This one comes from the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics which reported on a study about kids watching TV. Here's the key sentence from the study's conclusions ---> Television viewing was associated with decreased homework time and decreased time in creative play.

Now how much effort and money do you think it took to reach that bombshell conclusion?