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TV Brain Wave Published Studies

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TV Brain Wave Published Studies

from the textbook “The Neuropsychology of Everyday Life: Issues in Development and Rehabilitation

December 31, 1990, Edited by David E. Tupper and Keith D. Cicerone

Chapter 4 “Cognition and Watching Television” written by John J. Burns and Daniel R. Anderson

Note: References listed on pages 106-108

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Overstimulation = Slow Brain Waves

My pet peeve is scientists who use the term overstimulating when discussing the deleterious effects of TV on small children.

“The rapidly changing images and sounds of television, even in educational children’s programming, are certainly mesmerizing to young children but can be overstimulating, scientists say.”



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