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Title:
The elephant in the living room : make television work for your kids
Author:
Christakis, Dimitri Alexander.
Publication Information:
[Emmaus Pa.] : Rodale : Distributed to the Book trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
x, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Looking at the elephant -- Staying in focus : television and attention -- Going to school : television and education -- Naughty or nice? television's effects on aggression and prosocial behaviors -- Asleep at the switch : television and sleep problems -- Does the screen add or remove 10 pounds? television, body image, and obesity -- Risky behavior and risky business : sex, booze, and MTV -- The captive wallet : children and the TV marketing juggernaut -- Getting to mindful viewing : rethinking, restructuring, and reducing television -- Epilogue : making television work for all children -- Appendix 1: selected emphasis areas of television programs by age -- Appendix 2: internet resources for parents.
ISBN:
9781594862762
Format :
Book

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