Kids: To TV or Not TV

by Anna Kuchment and Christina Gillham | Newsweek | February 11, 2008

Despite research and expert warnings about the amount of TV children should be exposed to, 90 percent of 2 year olds regularly watch TV, DVDs and videos. Experts have now turned their attention to helping parents make good choices about what and how to watch. “I don’t think TV screens for any age […]

Kids Physically Involved In Wii’s Virtual Violence

by David Wade | WBZ News Boston | February 8, 2008

Parents have long been concerned about whether playing violent video games affects behavior, and now there’s a new kind of game that takes the violence one step farther. Instead of pushing buttons to have characters act out violence, the Nintendo Wii requires players to act out the violence themselves, using a controller that […]

Active Video Games – Good for Kids?

by David Bickham | Pediatric Views | February 1, 2008

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, Dr. David Bickham, Staff Scientist at CMCH, answers the question “Are the new generation of active video games good for children?” » See Full Story