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Author Guernsey, Lisa.
Title Into the minds of babes : how screen time affects children from birth to age five / Lisa Guernsey.
Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, c2007.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 3  305.23 G    IN LIBRARY
Description xvi, 287 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-274) and index.
Contents Preface, or, the three Cs : content, context and your child -- What exactly is this video doing to my baby's brain? -- Is TV turning my tot into a zombie? -- Could my child learn from baby videos? -- My toddler doesn't seem to notice when the TV is on--or does he? -- Which videos are too scary for my child? -- What is educational about "educational" TV? -- Could the right DVD teach my child to speak, or better yet, become bilingual? -- Can electronic media enrich my child's vocabulary? -- Could this program teach my child to be a good person? -- Is interactive media worthwhile--or at least better than TV? -- Will screen time make my children fat? -- How do real families make smart media choices? -- Epilogue -- Appendix I: Movie review web sites -- Appendix II: Web sites reviews of interactive media -- Appendix III: Resources on the use of electronic media with children who have special needs.
Subject Television and children.
Child development.
Video recordings for children.
Educational television programs.
Educational films.
Added Title How screen time affects children from birth to age five
ISBN 9780465027989 (hardcover)
0465027989 (hardcover)