Television is a powerful medium that could positively influence children by educating and inspiring them, but the way it is currently being used by the mainstream corporate tv networks is having tremendously negative effects on them. Excessive and unsupervised television viewing can have negative effects on kids while the american academy of pediatrics, or aap, recommends that children older than 2 only watch one to two hours of quality programming a day, the average 8- to-18-year-old kid watches four hours of tv a day. Children who consistently spend more than 4 hours per day watching tv are more likely to be overweight kids who view violent acts on tv are more likely to show aggressive behavior, and to fear that the world is scary and that something bad will happen to them. Although television seems like a great thing to have, it has its drawbacks television can negatively effect people, particularly kids numerous studies and surveys have proven just how much television can be a bad influence on our youth many kids become violent, have severe psychological effects, and become very unhealthy.
Watcing tv at a young age can stop or slow down brain development which of corse is really bad plus people have gone mental because of to much tv anyway more than 50 percent of shows are bad and so its there are a lot of bad things on tv plus bad adds. Television quiz shows are a bad influence on children and fuel bullying at school, says britain's biggest teachers' union steve sinnott, the general secretary of the national union of teachers.
It is very bad because it takes away time for reading and it is not very good for your health you could get super fat from watching tv and could lose time for going outside and having fun that is why television is a bad influence i little kids bye. Children that view such shows are likely to fear that the world is scary or that something bad will happen to them furthermore, the children will start to show aggressive behavior or start to behave like what they see on tv. The bad influence of movies on our children 527 words | 2 pages how movies are a bad influence on kids movies have a bad influence on the younger generation by exposing them to subliminal messages, racist values, sexist thoughts and ideas, and bad morals. Television is not a bad influence on children or adults as long as children are watching the right stations for their age television is not a problem in fact most children use tv as a source for research and learning about problems going on in their daily lives i do not think that tv is a bad influence.
If children saw shows that made exercising fun, then children would consequently start having fun and exercise along even shows that are educational can have a bad affect on kids the fact is that the children are still not being active while watching the shows. Television is a bad influence on kids some reasons why are kids who watch tv are more likely to be overweight, watching tv at an early age can affect children’s brain development, and tv is full of programs and commercials that show risky behaviors that can affect the child’s actions.
The bad news is, the majority of experts think that a tv/video-driven culture has bad effects on kids – and may prevent kids from being smart they cite the following: tv provides no educational benefits for a child under age 2. They are taught by tv that violence is the way to resolve conflict – as when a tv hero beats up a bad guy to subdue him kids who watch too much tv are usually overweight, according to the american medical association kids often snack on junk food while watching tv.
Most parents don't spend the same amount of time -- about six hours a day -- with their children, says child psychiatrist michael brody, md, chair of the television and media committee of the american academy of child and adolescent psychiatry television has a very big influence, and a lot of it is negative. First, tv is a bad influence on kids, because children who watch more tv are more likely to be overweight for example, researchers klesges, shelton, and klesges found that while watching television, the metabolic rate is slower than when just resting.
Most kids under the age of 8 don't understand that commercials are for selling a product children 6 years and younger can't tell the difference between a tv show and an ad, especially if their favorite character is promoting the product even older kids may need to be reminded of the purpose of advertising. Negative effects of television on kids by ivy morris june 13, 2017 ivy morris the average 8- to-18-year-old kid watches four hours of tv a day to combat the negative effects of television, the aap recommends fast forwarding commercials, setting the parental controls on your television and talking with your children about what they see.