ERIC Number: EJ283454
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Jul
Psychologists Look at Television: Cognitive, Developmental, Personality, and Social Policy Implications.
Singer, Jerome L.; Singer, Dorothy G.
American Psychologist, v38 n7 p826-34 Jul 1983
Examines effects of the structure and content of television on children's cognitive, motor, and affective development, and discusses relationships between family life style and television viewing. Suggests that current television programs can have harmful effects on children, and presents proposals for interventions to expose children to more constructive programs. (Author/MJL)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Child Development, Cognitive Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Family Characteristics, Family Life, Literature Reviews, Mass Media Effects, Parent Role, Programing (Broadcast), Public Policy, Social Behavior, Television, Television Research, Television Viewing
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A