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04 November 2010

Baby vocab DVD’s don’t work

Toddlers exposed to DVDs and videos marketed as ‘educational’ showed no greater improvement in their vocabularies than children not exposed to such programming.

Toddlers exposed to DVDs and videos marketed as ‘educational’ showed no greater improvement in their vocabularies than children not exposed to such programming.

The infants were divided into four groups of 18, some of whom were shown a 39-minute video with images of common household objects a speaker identified by name.

 
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