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Turn Off TV To Teach Toddlers New Words

Posted Jun 28, 2007.

Science Daily — Toddlers learn their first words better from people than from Teletubbies, according to new research at Wake Forest University.Children younger than 22 months may be entertained, but they do not learn words from the television program, said Marina Krcmar, associate professor of communication at Wake Forest and author of the study.

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