NPR : ‘Baby Einstein’ Videos Ineffective, Study Finds

Another great NPR Story fo the Day podcast. Here is the gist:

A popular series of videos targeted at babies and praised by President Bush has been found to be ineffective. A new study has found that Baby Einstein videos actually inhibit learning. Dr. Dimitri Christakis of the University of Washington in Seattle talks with Madeleine Brand.

If you listen to the podcast you’ll get for details.

Parents, just read to your kids. Don’t park them in front of the idiot box.

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