One study found that early exposure to television has a negative impact on long-term

an increase of 10 % victimization by classmates ;Since the TV show encourages a sedentary lifestyle, said Dr. Pagani, the TV must be held for children to prevent the maintenance of mental and physical habits, passive during childhood later: ‘Common sense suggests TV show that replaces time that could be spent engaged in other development and job enrichment that promote cognitive, behavioral and motor. ‘

Let’s say that we are a pharmaceutical company, and you think you have a potentially effective treatment for slowing Alzheimer’s disease, said Stark. Want to try on people in the most preliminary stages of the disease, not just those experiencing normal aging.

A total of 1314 children participated in the survey, which was part of the longitudinal study of child development of the main exhibition. Parents were asked to report what their children watched television in 29 months and 53 months of age. Teachers were asked to evaluate the academic habits and psycho-social, while the body mass index was measured at 10 years.

‘The particularity of this study is the way in which it confirms the suspicions that have been there and shown with small projects on a result or another. This study has a global approach and considers various factors, parents and children in contemporary society’ he adds.

The objective of this study was to determine the impact of the television show at 2 years of future success in school, life choices and well-being of children. ‘Between two and four, a further exposure to the delay in the development of television,’ says Dr. Pagani.

This research was funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

‘We found all the extra hours of television exposure in young children corresponded to a reduction in future commitment and success in math class, the increase of victimization by peers in class, have a more sedentary life, a greater consumption of junk food and, Finally, a body mass index, ‘said lead author Dr. Linda S. Pagani, professor at the University of Montreal and psychosocial researcher at the ‘Universit√© Sainte-Justine Hospital Research Centre.

a decrease of six % in terms of math performance ;