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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Thanks to The Cat Blog . . . Pippy Style, I saw this great little video. I’ve seen cats drink from fountains and glasses but full imersion – never! I wish I knew how to embed this in the page but I don’t so click the link below and enjoy!

Just when you thought cats hated water