Only when television viewing rises above a certain level does it seem to be related to less reading. Mean Mom And yet, without studies like this, parents continue to let their kids watch this mush. Dimitri Christakis, director of the center for Child Health, Behavior and Development at Seattle Children's Hospital. I'm not sure if anyone represents Wrath well enough in this show. I feel like this is a psychology issue, and my biggest annoyance with psychology is that every individual is so unique. . Flashing images at a young child causes their brains to malform.
The study subjects were also only four, two years younger than the target SpongeBob audience. Follow these step; Do not give your children vaccines. How's your focus after lunch? The show wants kids to think he is a k … id but he is really an adult, but doesnt act like one. The results of the study show that our attention span is now 8 secs, which is really shocking. The doing nothing credential, however, has definitely swayed me and now I want to do more research. Bert0529 So let me get this straight.
I think the way a person's mind works has a lot to do with what type of stimulation works best. In fact, representative of Nickelodeon, David Bittler that he thought the methodology of the study was questionable, stating that the subjects of the study were not an accurate representation of the intended audience for SpongeBob, and were in fact two years younger than the specified target demographic. The children were given tasks that involved following instructions, reversing the order of numbers and resisting treats. How his parents managed to have a kitchen sponge son, I do not know. Parents and pediatricians have often commented that the frenzied pace of make kids distracted and kill their attention spans.
I think this study proves absolutely nothing overall. FanSpeculation - A theory speculating the contents of future works. And he wears square pants. Rule 2 - Please provide evidence Evidence makes for a good theory, this will be judged at the discretion of the mods. Studies have shown too much news can cause depression. I also am a pillar of awesomeness! He's the dullard, chubby and stupid- but he still occasionally surprises his friends and the audience with hidden talents. I am also fine with your Sandy comparison and I would like to submit Mrs.
Then draw the conclusion that exercise is 'bad for your body'. I do not think that one should dismiss Spongebob as a stupid television show. Pirate: If nautical nonsense be something you wish. Instead of counting on him to decide on your dinner plans or weigh in on your outfit options, do it yourself! Or having 500 cable channels to surf through on 500 different subjects? We are living in a very decadent and lazy time and society, and I think that our intellectual and physical abilities are suffering. Among those viewers, 39 percent were between the ages of 2 and 5, according to Nielsen.
Just think about it: if violent video games actually caused people to become violent, we'd have millions of school shooting daily and there would be road rage murders numbering in the thousands, as the majority of people now play video games of some sort now, and most are violent. There is a study out there to prove everything. What I enjoy the most is the complete lack of counter point, no one to put some kind of reasonable control on just what implications are being thrown around here. Or more to the point, television programming may be a contributing factor to poor academic success which is exacerbated by poor parenting or other external negative stimuli. Maybe these kids are watching the wrong cartoons.
As I have gotten older I have watched a few episodes and I found a strong detest for the show. We had to pay attention gosh darn it. I don't think witnessing stupid things makes you stupid. Like Robert mentions below, it is a gateway study which indicates a possible correlation. Hummmm I would rather have children learning than stupid. Sandy doesn't usually act like others are her inferiors: She treats everyone like friends.
I wish this study could've been funded by my tax money. This is his official birthday, so he is 21 years old. I will say that the internet, along with the advances in elecronics may be viewed by many as a great accomplishment in our world, where I tend to see it as scary and possibly what will ruin us. A more accurate way to remove the confounding variable of age would be to pick an educational show that meets the same target age group. Dimitri Christakis, director of the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development at the University of Washington in Seattle and author of an editorial in Pediatrics. We got to watch cartoons for a short window after school and Saturday mornings.