Family ecology and child characteristics that predict young children's educational television viewing.

@article{Pin1989FamilyEA,
  title={Family ecology and child characteristics that predict young children's educational television viewing.},
  author={Marta Pi{\~n}{\'o}n and Aletha C. Huston and John c. Wright},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1989},
  volume={60 4},
  pages={846-56}
}
This study investigated how sociological variables, program access, family attributes, and child characteristics influence children's viewing of the most well-established educational television program in the United States--"Sesame Street." 2 cohorts were followed from ages 3 to 5 and 5 to 7, respectively. Each family kept a diary of television viewed during 5 1-week periods over 2 years. Interviews and testing sessions were conducted before and after the 2-year period. "Sesame Street" viewing… CONTINUE READING