"If you were a kid in the late 1950's, there's a good chance your
thinking was shaped by two television programs, The Mickey Mouse Club
and Howdy Doody."
Bill O'Reilly, The No 'Spin'
"The television has invaded every aspect
of our culture.
The lack of proper stimulation, due to television
watching, is damaging the brains of children.
Children have limited
cognitive abilities to process and cope with
television violence which leads to
desensitization and due to the excess amount of violence in television
shows for children, many viewers develop
a distorted brain along
with a distorted sense of reality." - Wayne Eastman, Ed.D
sexual content on television predicted teen pregnancy, with adjustment for all
variables. Teens who were exposed to high levels of television sexual content
(90th percentile) were twice as likely to experience a pregnancy in the
subsequent 3 years, compared with those with lower levels of exposure (10th
percentile)." - Rand Health website 11/03/08
"Our findings suggest that television may play a
significant role in the high rates of teenage pregnancy in the US." - Anita
Chandra, RAND Phd, Mph
"We live with a cultural backdrop where children
increasingly and at ever younger ages are being
exposed to torrents of
messages about sexuality." - Kathleen Kelleher
"Research has shown
that "mindless" television or video games may idle and impoverish the
development of the pre-frontal cortex, or that portion of the brain that is
responsible for planning, organizing and sequencing behavior for
moral judgement and attention." -
Jane M. Healy, Ph.D. American Academy of Pediatrics May 1998
"Modern corporations have targeted children of all
ages with the most ambitious social stimulus response campaign in American
history. The brain is the source
The child's consciousness has been put up for sale in schools,
in the home, and in the community."- Jamie Court 05/03
exposition we will use the term right brain as the source of emotion.
The brain reacts to
stimulus is the surrounding environment.
The brain is the master
controllor of health, informs competency.
The repository of self
filters environment factors into
The brain directs
bodily functions through established biological pathways.
Rapid development of the
brain occurs in the first two years of a child's life .
five years are critical for developing language and cognition.
The more a brain is stimulated the
more it is capable of doing.
Young brains are malleable and
experiences, positive or negative, affect how grouping of mirror neurons are
either strengthened or disregarded.
the dominant method of
distracting children, deprives
children of natural experiences that develop healthy neural
Television watching limits their participation in physical
activity and dramatic play outside in nature but also
stunts neural networks leaving
an octupus of cognitive
Heavy television watching during the
early years when the brain is malleable prolongs the dominance of the right
brain function, the culprit diagnosed as
ADD or ADHD, by
inhibiting left brain verbal-logical cognitive functions.
network growth in young children is inhibited simply by watching an average of
two to four hours of television per day prolonging childhood.
The more television children watch, the greater the
behavior due to television watching is further accentuated when one considers
that children have difficulty separating reality from fantasy.
The inability to separate reality
from fantasy creates an avenue for the
mirror neuron system
to pick up characteristics the child identifies
aggressiveness in their heroes and
heroines will see little reason for
devoting effort to learn other ways
of problem solving.
Children mimic television
characters as readily as they mimic real people.
Morality plays no part when a child
imitates a behavior.
Children are great imitators who often believe
what they view on television as being true because many of the characters
portray qualities that make them acceptable role models.
Children often can not distinguish between
portrayed on television.
As children imitate behavior they view on
television, frequent exposure to television violence can make children think
that violence is normal.
As many children's programs reflect violence in
a humorous manner many children see violence as
This is why children laugh when they see
someone being injured.
Aggressive skills are acquired earlier than
social skills for survival.
Children who view large
quantities of television violence tend to see the world as a frightening place
and grow leery of neighbors and strangers.
Children that are taught that violence is
an acceptable solution to problems will tend to work out their problems in the
Average American children witness, during formative
elementary school years, about 8,000 murders and 100,000 other acts of
Children lack the cognitive attributes to put
violent images into context as they can not articulate a rationale for the
violence they witness.
Consequently, they often imitate violent
behaviors witnessed on television.
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As children view television violence
increases in the brain.
The brain's alarm network is located at the base
of the brain and sends noradrenaline to other brain centers that control
As a reaction to the viewing of television violence, the brain
adapts by rewiring trillions of
cellular connections establishing the pathways of aggressive
Neurological processing of television violence is not much
different from processing real violence thanks to the
mammal brain is hard
wired to attenuate the senses and fix the eyes on any sudden movements in the
The biological orienting response is
a key cognitive element of
Rapidly changing television images
thought functions keeping instincts and emotions in a
constant state of alertness for
The neural pathways that
control response to
stress are particularly powerful in
shaping how we
learn and respond to
are shaped by violent
aggressive emotions the sustained stress carves them
into the brain like a
sculpter carves stone.
When a child's brain
is under prolonged
stress, the brain sends a
signal to the body to produce greater amounts of a stress hormone cortisol.
release of cortisol means the child is constantly on high
Television watching is a major contributor to
hyperactivity in young
"Children are the most ardent traditionalists.
They like things stable and categorized.
Television, like it or
not, teaches them a lot of these rules." - Jane Espenson*, television writer
for 'Ellen' starring Ellen DeGeneres playing
an 'average' lesbian, from an Opinion article in LA Times March 20,
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