A new study linking increased aggressive behavior to adolescent television watching is adding weight to recommendations that parents strictly limit how much time young people spend in front of the tube.

"The evidence has gotten to the point where it's overwhelming" said Jeffrey G. Johnson of Columbia University, lead author of a study that found watching more than one hour of TV daily is followed by increases in the rate of assaults, fights, robberies, and other aggressive acts in later years.

Johnson's research team studied more than 700 people for

...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources