In recent years, parents in the United States and worldwide have purchased enormous numbers of videos and DVDs designed
and marketed for infants, many assuming that their children would benefit from watching them. We examined how many new
words 12- to 18-month-old children learned from viewing a popular DVD several times a week for 4 weeks at home. The
most important result was that children who viewed the DVD did not learn any more words from their monthlong exposure
to it than did a...
Authors: Js Deloache, C Chiong