18 Feb '12, 10pm

The Perils of Screen Time: While growing up, there were literally no restrictions on television in our house. My...

The Perils of Screen Time: While growing up, there were literally no restrictions on television in our house. My...

While growing up, there were literally no restrictions on television in our house. My mother, as a hard-working single parent, loved TV and grew to appreciate how much of a companion it was to her two children. In my memory, the TV was rarely off, and much of our evening was charted out by the chronicle of what the TV was offering. When home video and home video gaming became accessible, we got a VCR and an Atari gaming system. We alternated between video football and Battlestar Galactica and knew it was time to get to bed once the 11PM news anchors took over the screen with their talk of death and mayhem. Whether there is a connection or not, academic achievement became difficult for my sister and me, and I am fairly confident that our serial TV watching didn’t help matters. While I am not willing to draw a serious conclusion between substandard academic performance and n...

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