IMPACT OF WATCHING TELEVISION ON CHILDREN

SECOND PACT: Negative effects of watching television on children

Watching TV becomes popular and familiar with our lives when we were still young until mature or older. Turning on TV and watching some shows with members as a normal habit of almost family.

Although we can’t deny benefit of watching TV, it brings negative effect, especially for children who are easy to adjust and inspect. This article will continue to share impact of watching TV for kids.

1/ Waste free time

As the best way for kids to obey and keep silence, parents turn on TV and make free time for kid to spend time in front of TV. Although this solution can be useful for their parents, it can cause some missing out to discover other opportunities. As the bad consequence when a child is spending too much time watching TV, he may not have time to play sports, do homework or support to do small housework. During a long time, the phenomena becomes a bad habit for kids.

2/ Lack of language and soft skills

When watching TV so much, it limits kid’s communication to others. They only interact with the screen and listen story without talking anything. When you see the negative effect is impossible because it seems contradictory to positive effects of TV but we have reasonable logic.

According to watching TV show, TV can’t smile, speak or even interact psychologically on a normal brain of a kid. So watching TV so much can limit child’s social interaction when they have no choice to speak any words or social skills from actual situation.

3/ Kill creativity and imagination

Don’t be surprise about this serious effect. The fact that the expert proves it correctly. It is explained that watching TV instead of going outside and discovering the real world can lead to limit strong imagination and creativity. Information from the screen doesn’t affect efficiently to new ideas on their own