Media and Young Children's Learning

  title={Media and Young Children's Learning},
  author={Heather L Kirkorian and Ellen Wartella and Daniel R. Anderson},
  journal={The Future of Children},
  pages={39 - 61}
Electronic media, particularly television, have long been criticized for their potential impact on children. One area for concern is how early media exposure influences cognitive development and academic achievement. Heather Kirkorian, Ellen Wartella, and Daniel Anderson summarize the relevant research and provide suggestions for maximizing the positive effects of media and minimizing the negative effects.One focus of the authors is the seemingly unique effect of television on children under… 
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