Cartoons Your Child

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Pediatrics published a study in 2011 pinning attention problems in children on everyone’s favorite cartoon character who lives in a pineapple under the sea: SpongeBob SquarePants. Researchers believe that the program causes an attention problem in many kids after just nine minutes of viewing. Lead author of the study, University of Virginia psychology professor Angeline Lillard, says SpongeBob shouldn’t be the only show chastised for its frenetic action and obnoxious noises, as she found similar problems in other children who watch fast-paced cartoons.

Published Aug 28, 2019 11:59 , Updated Aug 28, 2019 11:59