Watching television

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Watching television is a waste of time

When students are watching television excessively, they are less likely to be spending time doing homework or reading, participating in after school activities, or being engaged in other intellectually stimulating activities in which they are active participants.

Children, if not guided and monitored properly, may experience some adverse effects of watching television. For example, they may spend too much time watching television and fail to keep up with their academic work. Prolonged TV viewing and incorrect viewing practices like sitting too close to the television or keeping the TV room poorly illuminated, may pose certain health hazards like impairing eye sight. There is also a possibility of children being exposed to and influenced by the offensive and objectionable content that has become common on television nowadays. Viewing extreme violence and abusive content may prompt children to take up similar activities. To avoid th... Continue Reading