From: CTV News

TVs in bedrooms may harm children’s physical and mental health

New Canadian research has found that growing up with a TV in the bedroom may have a negative effect on children’s physical and mental health in their teenage years.

Carried out by researchers at the Université de Montréal’s School of Psychoeducation and the INRS-IAF, a research institute affiliated with the Université du Québec à Montréal, the study looked at data gathered from 1,859 Quebec children born between the spring of 1997 and the spring of 1998.

“The early years are a critical period in a child’s development,” said study author Linda Pagani, who will be discussing the study on Thursday at the International Convention of Psychological Science in Paris.

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