How young children spend their time: television and other activities.

@article{Huston1999HowYC,
  title={How young children spend their time: television and other activities.},
  author={Aletha C. Huston and John c. Wright and Julien Marquis and Sylvan B. Green},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={1999},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={912-25}
}
Time-use diaries were collected over a 3-year period for 2 cohorts of 2- and 4-year-old children. TV viewing declined with age. Time spent in reading and educational activities increased with age on weekdays but declined on weekends. Time-use patterns were sex-stereotyped, and sex differences increased with age. As individuals' time in educational activities, social interaction, and video games increased, their time watching entertainment TV declined, but time spent playing covaried positively… CONTINUE READING