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Author Christakis, Dimitri Alexander.

Title The elephant in the living room : make television work for your kids / Dimitri A. Christakis and Frederick J. Zimmerman.

Publication Info. [Emmaus Pa.] : Rodale : Distributed to the Book trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, [2006]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Franklin Grove PL Stacks - FGLY-12  302.23 CHR    AVAILABLE
 Manhattan-Elwood PL Adult Non Fiction - MTBB-2  302.23 CHR    AVAILABLE
Description x, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-252) and index.
Contents Looking at the elephant -- Staying in focus : television and attention -- Going to school : television and education -- Naughty or nice? television's effects on aggression and prosocial behaviors -- Asleep at the switch : television and sleep problems -- Does the screen add or remove 10 pounds? television, body image, and obesity -- Risky behavior and risky business : sex, booze, and MTV -- The captive wallet : children and the TV marketing juggernaut -- Getting to mindful viewing : rethinking, restructuring, and reducing television -- Epilogue : making television work for all children -- Appendix 1: selected emphasis areas of television programs by age -- Appendix 2: internet resources for parents.
Subject Television and children.
Added Author Zimmerman, Frederick J., 1934-
ISBN 1594862761 alkaline paper
Standard No. 9781594862762

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