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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Otis B Driftwood Jr

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All cartoons today are crap designed to indoctrinate kids into the deranged liberal mentality and disordered homolifestyle.

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same ting happens after 9 minutes of listening to obama...
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i got a sponge bob collection worth almost 20 bucks

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I've been watching Sponge Bob since... I don't know when. I've not noticed memory problems.
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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

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sponge ?
Georgia

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

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

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TSullivan

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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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