Television Controls Children's Behavior.
In the past, television spread rapidly in human culture and now most people have television in their house. Also all generations watch its programs frequently. However television programs have a negative influence on recent children's physical and mental growth. For example, recently children becoming passive and incapable of surviving in a hard situation because of their wealthy environment; such as television program providing many kinds of information with pictures. Therefore, this environment causes children to be physically and mentally less active. Now and in the future, children's thinking and behavior are controlled by the influence of television.
Today, children who grow up with the television have more tendencies to spend their time watching television. According to the American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry, now, American children "watch an average of three to fours hours of television daily. Television can be a powerful influence in developing value systems and shaping behavior- (http://www.parenthoodweb.com/parent_cfmfiles). On the other hand, their parents had less of an opportunity to spend their time watching television in their childhoods instead they were out playing. The difference between the two clearly shows that children spend most of their free time at home, not outside. This change is highly affecting children's mental and physical growth.
This omen brings negative effects on children's health. Now, many children have some kind of problem with their bodies. One of the major problems in children's television watching is overweight. By staying at home with the television, children become less active and lose the opportunity to use their energy fully. According to the Centers for Disease Control, "60% of overweight children between the ages of 5 and 10 years of age already have at least one risk factor for heart disease, including elevated blood cholesterol, blood pressure or increased insulin levels- (http://www.