Preschoolers Spend Hours With TV, Video Games With Little Or No Parental Oversight

HealthDay (6/10, Thompson) reported that the findings of a 44-family study indicated that “preschoolers now often spend hours each day watching TV or playing video games – with little or no oversight or interaction from a parent.” The study, presented at a psychological association meeting, revealed that just “a handful of kids aged three to five years old received active engagement from their moms as they sat glued to the ‘electronic babysitter.

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— “Parents Often Using TVs, Tablets as ‘Electronic Babysitters’,” Dennis Thompson, HealthDay, June 10, 2016.

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