Television and families: what do young children watch with their parents?

@article{Peters1991TelevisionAF,
  title={Television and families: what do young children watch with their parents?},
  author={M St Peters and Margaret I Fitch and Aletha C. Huston and Joyce C. Wright and Doug Eakins},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1991},
  volume={62 6},
  pages={
          1409-23
        }
}
A sample of 271 3- and 5-year-olds and their families participated in a 2-year longitudinal study of television viewing patterns. 5 1-week diaries for all family members were collected at 6-month intervals. Programs were categorized as: (1) child informative, (2) child entertainment, (3) news and informative, (4) sports, (5) comedy, (6) drama, (7) action-adventure, and (8) variety-game. The majority of child programs were viewed without parents, while the majority of adult programs were watched… CONTINUE READING
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