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It is important to remember that our study does not answer the question of whether or not kids who do badly in school are more likely to choose to watch R-rated movies, or whether it is watching R-rated movies that results in worse grades.
On the other hand, many other researchers have found a relationship between watching violence on television and more "acting out" or behavior problems, which can lead to worse school performance.
After obtaining informed consent, 72 college students (M age = 28 years, SD = 8.3; 86% female; 89% White), enrolled in undergraduate psychology courses completed the 10-item Noctcaelador Inventory (NI; Kelly, 2004a; _ in this study = .94), five items used by Kelly (2003) assessing general attitudes and interest in the night-sky (_ = .86), and the five items used by Kelly and Kelly (2003) assessing self-reported night-sky watching behaviors and related decision-making (_ = .83).
Moreover, the questionnaires used in this study covered night-sky related behaviors, interests, atitudes, decision-making, childhood recollections of watching the night-sky, and positive reactions to the night-sky.
While the computer industry tries to position the personal computer as an entertainment center, a new survey by Dataquest Inc., a unit of Gartner Group Inc shows few US households are watching television on a PC.
However, they are not watching TV on the PC, but rather having the TV on as background noise while surfing the Web at the same time," says Sujata Ramnarayan, senior industry analyst for Dataquest's e-Digital Media Worldwide program.
This is why the act of watching TV, even if you're watching the Academy Awards with a billion other earthlings, is different depending on where it's watched.
The incident took place at a home on Durham Road, close to the town centre, between 2pm on Saturday, April 5, when the occupant was out watching the Grand National, and just after midnight.
Dietz, M.D., director of the division of nutrition and physical activity at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are a number of effective strategies parents can use to reduce television watching time.
I wound up watching almost all the episodes, finally settling on four I thought our family would enjoy.
City boys were an exception, watching fewer shows of all types as parents' education increased.
Although only 3% of the children relied on television to help them fall asleep, for over three-quarters, television was a part of their bedtime routine and 15% feel asleep while watching.