ERIC Number: EJ378640
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
The Displacement Effect: Assessing the Relation between Television Viewing and Reading Performance.
Neuman, Susan B.
Reading Research Quarterly, v23 n4 p414-40 Fall 1988
Examines television's impact on reading and school achievement in terms of the displacement hypothesis (watching television displaces developmental reading activities). Indicates small differences in reading scores for children watching two to four hours a day, but beyond four hours effects are negative and increasingly deleterious. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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