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Certain Television Fare Can Help Ease Aggression in Young Children, Study Finds

Certain Television Fare Can Help Ease Aggression in Young Children, Study Finds

Source: New York Times

In a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, researchers reported the results of a program designed to limit the exposure of preschool children to violence-laden videos and television shows and increase their time with educational programming that encourages empathy. “The take-home message for parents is it’s not just about turning off the TV; it’s about changing the channel,” said Dr. Dimitri Christakis of Seattle Children’s Research Institute.