“The most important fact to come from this study is there is no clear evidence of a benefit coming from baby DVDs and videos, and there is some suggestion of harm” – Frederick Zimmerman, University of Washington
While I’d like more info on the study methodology (phone interviews with 1K families in MN & WA) – it follows – when time with real, live, talking people is replaced with mumbling, sound-effect-laden non-sense, smaller vocabularies result.
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Great observation – I saw another fascinating post on this topic a couple months ago. It talks about the tangled web between the Baby Einstein company, Bush’s January State of the Union address, Disney Corp., and of course, money. It’s at twoknives.net under the ‘Disney’ category.
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