2016

Study Reveals Too Much TV Is Harmful To Toddler Sleeping Habits, Here Are A Few Tips To Help

Study Reveals Too Much TV Is Harmful To Toddler Sleeping Habits, Here Are A Few Tips To Help

The study, which was conducted by Seattle Children's Research Institute and published in Pediatrics, found that young children who watch violent or scary shows have trouble falling or staying asleep. In addition to that, study author Dr. Michelle Garrison of Seattle Children’s stated that toddlers may end up getting nightmares when watching TV shows that may contain disturbing images.

About Seattle Children’s Research Institute

Located in downtown Seattle’s biotech corridor, Seattle Children’s Research Institute is pushing the boundaries of medical research to find cures for pediatric diseases and improve outcomes for children all over the world. Internationally recognized investigators and staff at the research institute are advancing new discoveries in cancer, genetics, immunology, pathology, infectious disease, injury prevention and bioethics, among others. As part of Seattle Children’s Hospital, the research institute brings together leading minds in pediatric research to provide patients with the best care possible. Seattle Children’s serves as the primary teaching, clinical and research site for the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, which consistently ranks as one of the best pediatric departments in the country. For more information, visit http://www.seattlechildrens.org/research.