Articles

Flip Along Fun provides the kind of interactive, educational fun that child child psychologists, educators, and pediatricians recommend. That's good news for parents, because more and more research indicates that electronic media has adverse effects on children.

The following articles point out some of these concerns:

The Effects of Electronic Media on Children Ages Zero to Six:  A History of Research

by M. E. Schmidt et al. The Henry J. Kaiser Foundation. (January 2005)

How Television Viewing Affects Children

by J. Graham, Family Issues Facts, University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Bulletin #4100 (2008)

A Teacher in the Living Room?  Educational Media for Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers

A background report prepared for the Kaiser Family Foundation by MichelleM. Garrison, MPH, and DimitriA. Christakis, MD MPH; Child Health Institute and Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, and Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, December2005

High-tech toys for children:  Educational, or an extravagance?

by Tamar Lewin, New York Times, Thursday, December 15, 2005