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Posted on August 14, 2006
Children and Youth
Electronic Media in the Lives of Young Children and Their Parents
According to a new survey from the
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
, many parents believe electronic media provide educational benefits for their children, and more than 80 percent of young children spend almost two hours a day in front of television, video, and computer screens.
The Media Family: Electronic Media in the Lives of Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Their Parents
(35 pages, PDF) explores children's home media environment and the ways in which parents' attitudes affect their children's media habits.
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