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Contact: Richard Lewis
richard-c-lewis@uiowa.edu
319-384-0012
University of Iowa

Kids and TV

Caption: An University of Iowa researcher found that background television -- when the TV is on in a room where a child is doing something other than watching -- can divert a child's attention from play and learning.

Credit: Tim Schoon, University of Iowa

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