Thursday, March 10, 2005

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Boston.com / News / Boston Globe / Living / Arts / Multi-tasking kids turn on, tune in: "''My mom says I need to get a job watching TV for a living because that's all I'm good at,' says the 14-year-old. ''I never read, unless it's for school.'
To the dismay of a number of educators, psychologists, and parents, (including his mother), Zach Breslin is typical of a young generation saturated by the media.
A study released yesterday by the Kaiser Family Foundation in Washington, D.C., found that increasingly young people are media multi-tasking -- using television, videos, music, video games, and computers at the same time -- often while doing homework."

See the full articles for some scary stats.
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