Study: SpongeBob causes short-term attention problems in young kids

Sep 11, 2011 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: 301 Moved Permanently

The cartoon character SpongeBob SquarePants is in hot water from a study suggesting that watching just nine minutes of that program can cause short-term attention and learning problems in 4-year-olds. The problems were seen in a study of 60 children randomly assigned to either watch "SpongeBob," or the slower-paced PBS cartoon "Caillou" or assigned ... (more)

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1 - 9 of 9 Comments Last updated Aug 3, 2012
Otis B Driftwood Jr

Stamford, CT

#1 Sep 12, 2011
All cartoons today are crap designed to indoctrinate kids into the deranged liberal mentality and disordered homolifestyle.

Since: May 11

Ballwin, MO

#2 Sep 12, 2011
same ting happens after 9 minutes of listening to obama...
short trus micro bus

Ravenna, TX

#3 Sep 13, 2011
i got a sponge bob collection worth almost 20 bucks

Since: Apr 08

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#4 Sep 14, 2011
I've been watching Sponge Bob since... I don't know when. I've not noticed memory problems.
danielle

Minneapolis, MN

#5 Oct 1, 2011
Otis B Driftwood Jr wrote:
All cartoons today are crap designed to indoctrinate kids into the deranged liberal mentality and disordered homolifestyle.
Ish, I am sorry to hear you have so much hate in your heart, although i agree cartoons today are indoctrinating children, it's just sad to hear you have been indoctrinated to have some problem with homosexuals

Since: Aug 11

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#6 Oct 1, 2011
sponge ?
Georgia

Medina, OH

#7 Oct 1, 2011
My question, how much did this study cost? It's a cartoon people, who cares.

Since: Apr 08

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#8 Oct 1, 2011
Georgia wrote:
My question, how much did this study cost? It's a cartoon people, who cares.
Enlighten yourself.

http://www.bgsu.edu/departments/tcom/faculty/...
TSullivan

United States

#9 Aug 3, 2012
Georgia wrote:
My question, how much did this study cost? It's a cartoon people, who cares.
as a matter if fact I care cartoons today have no values or lessons thing line that are important

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