Group Critical Of Baby Einstein DVDs Gets Evicted, Blames
Disney

Group Critical Of Baby Einstein DVDs Gets Evicted, Blames Disney

The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) was the group responsible for pressuring Disney into offering refunds on Baby Einstein DVDs last October. Now the CCFC says Disney threatened the mental health center where the group had offices, and consequently the center booted them out in January. [More]

http://consumerist.com/2007/10/01/maybe-television-idiot-syndrome/

Maybe Television Idiot Syndrome (a term we just made up) is reversible: a new study says you can reduce the risk of having an antisocial, depressive child if you reduce his television viewing to less than two hours per day by age 5 1/2. Just make sure you don’t fill up those two hours with Baby Einstein vids. [Reuters]

University Of Washington Stands Up To Disney, Will Not Retract "Baby Einstein" Press Release

University Of Washington Stands Up To Disney, Will Not Retract "Baby Einstein" Press Release

"Baby Einstein" Videos Probably Don't Work, Might Even Hurt

"Baby Einstein" Videos Probably Don't Work, Might Even Hurt

A new study quoted by the LA Times says that the popular “Baby Einstein” videos don’t work—and may even stunt your child’s vocabulary.