Monday, June 7, 2010



Look closely into the eyes of anyone who is watching TV. Most of the time they have a zombie-like, spaced-out, empty look to them. Unfortunately, there have been very few studies done to examine this phenomenon. The few published studies present a rather frightening picture of what the human brain looks like when it is hooked to a TV.

Watching TV may feel relaxing. TV has a remarkable ability to shut out the rest of our crazy world. All the world's problems vanish as your TV program wraps you in a cozy Neverland; or so it seems. - by Katherine Westphal (Read more...)