Free Essays on Watching Tv Makes You Smarter

  1. Watching Tv Makes You Smart

    In the article Watching TV Makes You Smarter by Steven Johnson, the author argues that by watching television shows various television shows, people actually become smarter and how it has a big impact in our lives. He feels that watching TV makes us smarter because why we view things we might have never...

  2. "Thinking Outside the Idiot Box" by Dana Stevens vs. “Watching TV Makes You Smarter” by Steven Johnson

    Jessica Tursi English Comp I Kayal 11/5/13 TV Does Not Make You Smarter There is no doubt that television holds a purpose in our society today, but is that purpose brain-numbing or actually beneficial to our brain development? The television, also known as: TV, the boob tube, the idiot box, as well as...

  3. Tv Makes You Smarter

    TV Makes You Smarter Everyday people watch some level of television. Whether it is the news, sports, a movie or a reality show, it is a pastime that people look forward to and/or come to rely on in their daily routine. There are some programs that have a lot of violence and perhaps should be watched...

  4. 30 Minutes Later are you Smarter?

    Thirty Minutes Later:  Are You Smarter Yet? Each and every night millions upon millions of people turn on their televisions and tune in to their favorite programs.  Most people think that this behavior is perfectly normal and that nothing is either exceptionally good or detrimentally bad about doing...

  5. Kids Should Not Be Encouraged to Watch Tv.

    TV… Television and the media. TV is bad for children. We all seem to know this. Like eating our daily fruits and vegetables, or cutting our sugar intake. But why? Can’t kids just learn as much from TV as they do from books? The problem here is not what they watch, (be it good or bad) but it’s what...

  6. Why Watching Tv Is Bad

    Here is a question that comes to mind, but is it ever really thought about? Does television make people smarter? According to Steven Johnson’s “watching TV makes you smarter” he states, “The relationship between the explicit violence and the post 9/11 terrorist attack anxiety is not the only element...

  7. watching TV is bad for children

    indispensable device in our daily life. By watching TV , we can see many things happened in the surrounding us world , therefore it help us to catch and avoid being dropped back from the world of information. Everyone must agree that the advantages of watching TV are very considerable .But beside those...

  8. Influence of Tv and Radio

    think of all that we see in just one hour of television-commercials, educational programs, sitcoms, etc. The TV is another source that we can learn from about lands far away, people, and places. You can sit in your living room while visiting Europe, Asia, or even Australia. Television is a huge influence...

  9. tv watching makes you lazy

    Watching TV Makes You Smarter” by, Steven Johnson. A. Comprehension: Steven Johnson argues about watching TV shows makes us smarter by developing our brain. He compares the current TV shows and earlier TV shows. B. Response: Johnson explains about how TV shows has changed over...

  10. Television at Its Worst

    One negative effect of TV on kids is laziness. When we watch TV, we always become just sitting or lying on the sofa for many hours; and even do nothing. And the worst effect is TV makes lots of kids don’t like going out. Not only kids, many adults do. For example, some people in Taiwan love spending...

  11. Television and How It Affects Our Society

    population has access to television and watch a combined total of 9 years per person in one life time. Depending on who you ask most people would say they like watching television, whether watching a documentary or the latest hit show. Today’s programming is filled with ads consuming 1/3 of every half hour show...

  12. Evolution

    deny the fact that technology is making us “smarter and faster” because it has improved the quality of our environment, enhances our sociability, and trains our brain. First, Technological breakthroughs make us smarter because of their major role in the improvement...

  13. The Influence of Tv Proram Fot the Student

    Learn by watching tv * Good tv program can change students mind * Improve students imagination The negative effect * Make the students lazy to study * How to control the students tv program sisters and brothers, thank you for the time given to me. My name is feri E. Nenotek, you can call...

  14. When There Is Complete Equality

    anything about it. Government forced equality has allowed for almost complete removal of thought and reasoning. Hazel and George were watching ballerinas dance on TV when Hazel says, “That dance was nice.” George thought that the ballerinas weren’t very good or at least no better than anyone else. George...

  15. The Benefits of Watching Tv Online

    first premier, and on occasion you may not even be around a TV. The alternative to watching television on a traditional set is to do so online. As long as you have a DSL or broadband connection, watching online TV is quick and easy. Many websites include free online TV services on their sites just as...

  16. Children and Television

    spend too much time watching television instead of reading. I know because I was one of those children who would rather watch “Wonder Women” than read a book about “Wonder Woman”. At that time watching television seemed more stimulating than reading. But today, I can see how watching television affects...

  17. The Disadvantages of Watching Tv

    electrical screen. Practically, TV symbolizes as a great companionship for people, since it serves them such as: tidings, merriment, ken and so on; concurrently, TV also provides them many disadvantages. First of all, it is able to make people’s eyes become weaker and weaker, because TV telecasts brightness and...

  18. Ownership: Who Really Owns What You Pay for?

    tan leather sectional. The pull out sofa bed is great for kicking hubby out, and the two recliners and drink cup are divine for a relaxing day of watching TV. So I purchase it. 6 months later I find a tear in the seat; wouldn’t it be nice to pull my identical copy out of the closet? When one thinks of...

  19. TV Screens

    A Better TV Option America is a country of choice. In this country, we are presented with the opportunity to choose from different options. The truth is that we do not always make our choices. Sometimes instead of picking what is best for our personal requirements, we fall in the trap of commercial...

  20. artificial intelligence

     Privacy and Technology: Is There Any? Bryant Longo BA-364Y “Always eyes watching you and the voice enveloping you. Asleep or awake, indoors or out of doors, in the bath or bed no escape. Nothing was your own except the few cubic centimeters in your skull.” (George Orwell...

  21. Reality TV shows in UK

    What pleasure do you get from watching a group of people show you their so-called real lives that are actually completely fake and exaggerated? In recent years, TV channels have discovered that “reality” shows are extremely profitable, resulting in a tidal wave of these shows. Some reality shows become...

  22. Affects of Violent in Tv

    reasons and effects as follows; The first question that come in to our mind is why tv programms ,films, shows and promos use so much violence.It’s not so difficult to answer it.Violonce is used in many ways in tv programms as a hook to draw viwers into the programms.For instance viwers see violence...

  23. the causes of watching tv

    or is it? I cannot imagine life without a TV. Television provides information and entertainment. Nowadays almost all people have their TV at home. Ever since I read Dana Stevens article, I've learned that television does more harm than good to people's lives. TV can be comforting but it can get addicting...

  24. does television promote crime in the community

    favorite movies or even your favorite programmes. You sit in front of it, attaching your mind to whatever programme shows up, even though a bad scene pops up that could instantly affect you, me and others in our community. Its crime on television! You may be wondering why I’m talking about this particular...

  25. Watching Tv Makes People Smart

    while there are many concerned people convinced that watching television has a negative impact on today's society, you might well be surprised that watching television can actually make you smarter. First of all, scientists warn us that watching television has the same mind-numbing effect on the brain...

  26. 10 Surprising Things That Age You

    10 surprising things that age you Sep 09, 2011 at 12:24 Thank you for your rating Views (52350) | | 12 | | | | | | | |    Share this on... * Facebook * Twitter * Email Additional Networks * Delicious * Mixx * Google Buzz * Blogger * Digg * Stumble...

  27. Moreover but Three Advertising

    advertising Nowadays, almost every one has one or more TV sits in their homes. Also TV's become important equipment of furniture. Although TV has may has many advantages, I believe that TV is more harmful than its advantages. The supporters of TV claim that TV has a lot of useful programs like news, documentaries...

  28. TV makes you smarter

     Watching TV Makes You Smarter Steven Johnson’s argument in “Watching TV Makes you Smarter” that television increases intellectual and enhances our cognitive faculties, therefore making us smarter Johnson’s states that, “For decades, we’ve worked under the assumption that mass culture follows a path...

  29. Tv Viewing- Good or Bad?

    delivers mindless entertainment, which sensationalize some absurd issues and we amuse ourselves with them and most of the programs that are aired on TV lack quality content. Researchers from all across the world are conducting several investigations to find out the influence of television on our intelligence...

  30. key of sucess

    The Secret Of Success To get an excellent result in SPM, you should revise regularly. Do revision at night or during your free time. Check your notes that your teacher gave you and read those notes regularly. That will help you to remember the note that is very important such as history, science...

  31. Super Size Me

    After watching the Super Size Me documentary I learned that eating fast food all the time could be a major health problem. Morgan Spurlock experiment to eat only McDonald’s for 30 days straight showed the effects it can have on the body. Not only can it make you become overweight and eventually obese...

  32. Negative Implications of Tv

    murders by the time they reach the age of 18" as stated in their website. Parents around the world are concerned about the time their children spend on watching television as it affect their academic achievement and also concerned about the amount of sexual content that their children are exposed to in television...

  33. Controversial Tv Advertising

    people were looking to go after the video game world for making violence seem fun. B. Program and commercial regulations are strict, and our TVs make it easy for us to see age restrictions on our programs and to even put blocks on channels that we feel are necessary but our advertisements are a...

  34. Is TV Better than FIlm?

    since its creation TV has been pushing the limit on what it can do. Its goal has been to match the experience that those who first watched film on the silver screen felt. Today in the 21 century I think TV can successfully say that it has taken over the film entertainment industry. TV has replaced the...

  35. Youth Market Spends More Time with Tv Than Online

    media channel are false. By Joe Fernandez web comment WHATYOUSAin Youth market spends more time with TV than online TV is still the main media channel for teenagers but brands should make more use of online social interaction, a research study by Forrester has revealed. The research company conducted...

  36. Everything Bad Is Good for You (Essay)

    Educational Tools Playing video games and watching TV shows are beneficial types of popular culture. Conventional wisdom would argue that new media is a bad influence and that the only way to be intelligent is by reading. In the book Everything Bad is Good For You, author Steven Johnson, argues that even...

  37. Term Paper About Tv Series 'Community'

    4.2 Why using “Community” in the EFLC? 5. List of sources 1. Introducing “Community” My term paper is about a TV series called ‘Community’. The series is broadcasted on NBC since 2009 and is very popular in the United States and also in other parts of the world...

  38. The Benefits Oftelevision

    watched in moderation, it is extremly valuable,as it provides relaxation,and education. First of all,watching television has the the value of sheer relaxation.Watching TV can be soothing and restfull after eight-ours day of pressure, chalenge or concentration. After warking hard all the...

  39. Children learn best by observing the behavior of adults and copying it. Do you agree or disagree? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

    Children learn best by observing the behavior of adults and copying it. Do you agree or disagree? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer. There is no doubt to the perception of how children learn what is needed in life is by observing the behavior of adults and copying it. This...

  40. The Bad Impacts of Watching TV for Children

    Bad Impacts of Watching Television for Children Watching television has been a necessity for several people. Besides it is used for information, television is also used for recreation. Yet, however, most of television programs are not useful, especially for children. They can attract viewer interest...

  41. Young People and Community Services

    confident that they personally could make a great deal of difference in solving community problems, although another 45% believed they could make some difference. Young people were more confident about collaborative work: 44% believed that “people working together” can make a great deal of difference in solving...

  42. What Techniques Would You Use to Achieve Genuine Communication in the Classroom

    and achieve an activities balance.” Which of the techniques outlined in this module, and elsewhere in the modules on skills and materials, would you use in order to achieve genuine communication in the classroom? Communication should take place the minute the class begins. We can achieve this...

  43. TV makes you smarter study mode

     Watching TV Makes You Smarter Steven Johnson’s argument in “Watching TV Makes you Smarter” that television increases intellectual and enhances our cognitive faculties, therefore making us smarter Johnson’s states that, “For decades, we’ve worked under the assumption that mass culture follows a path...

  44. Tv or Movie

    The television, invented in last century, has long been considered one of the greatest inventions in the modern history. It is difficult to ignore that TV, in today’s society, has become part of people’s lives as common as meals and bathes. Meanwhile, books—the traditional form of gaining knowledge and...

  45. Elementary Teaching

    common factors; ex. favorite color or birthday. When students are placed in a group based on learning abilities the students know this. Children are smarter than the teacher sometimes gives them credit. When they are grouped by ability the groups with the children that are not as advanced tend to not do...

  46. Verizon

    compare broadband providers. If you live in an area with both Verizon Fios and Bright House Networks then you've got a tough decision ahead of you. Having been a customer of both Verizon FiOS and Bright House Networks, I've created a simple comparison guide to help you make an informed decision. Verizon...

  47. the similarities and/or differences between a reading written works and watching TV.

    Topic: Write an essay to show the similarities and/or differences between a reading written works and watching TV. Books are known as the first medium bearing the function of conveying information to people; they were invented about 5000 years ago. If books can be considered as the traditional medium...

  48. Enjoying the World of Television

    familiar to all of us; we probably can not even imagine life without TV. For some of us, it has become our best friend. Television was developed in 1935; immediately, it became a hit with everybody wanting to have one. Soon the TV was in almost every house all over the globe. With such large popularity...

  49. Thinking Outside Idiot Box

    Does Watching TV Really Make Us Smarter? “Thinking outside the idiot box” is a counter argument to the article “Watching TV makes you smarter” by Steven Johnson in which Dana Stevens totally disagrees Johnson that figuring out the complexity of TV Shows can help one sharpen their cognitive skills...

  50. How Tv Makes You Smarter

    themselves on a personal level. Based on the ideas of Steven Johnson the average person could learn a thing or two from reality TV. In his article called, “Watching TV Makes You Smarter” Johnson states that; "For decades, we've worked under the assumption that mass culture follows a path declining steadily...

  51. Watching Television Has Adverse on Children and Should Be Restricted. Do You Accept This View? Give Reason for or Against This Preposision

    Together, we enjoy watching movies, quality TV shows, and occasionally the news. But it’s not on by default, and it’s definitely not our main method of entertainment. For the past three years living overseas, we haven’t received a TV signal, so our television set was reserved solely for watching DVDs. Now...

  52. reality

    One of the new hits on reality TV is called Naked and Afraid. Many people think surviving in the wild is a hard thing to do just imagine being naked and stranded out in the middle of nowhere. Naked and Afraid isn’t about just surviving with a partner, it’s about how to overcome you’re fears of surviving...

  53. Do Violent Video Games Make Violent People

    games dont make violent people Video games have been at the end of the media's sword for a while. With such shootings like the Sandy Hook massacre being blamed on the first person shooter Call of Duty, after a while this case was dismissed, this has happened in multiple cases before, people make connections...

  54. Influence televisions has on children

    growing up, they watched TV every day after school. Surely, television is not a bad thing, but nobody can deny that it has negative effects too. Violence, along with sexual content, more than anything else represents television’s bad influence on children. And Although I use to use TV as a babysitter for...

  55. Abdullah

    are also globalizing. Since 2011, we have been following 9 countries to observe media behaviors and attitudes. In 2011, 83 percent were watching broadcast TV more than several times a week, with only 61 percent viewing streamed content on demand. However, this behavior is now changing. Viewers...

  56. Annotated Bibliography: How Is Tv Bad or Good?

    How is TV bad/good? Do you learn from watching TV? What shows are best to watch? These are just some of the questions that this annotated bibliography will answer for you and help you decide whether TV is good or bad. This bibliography can be used by anyone who wants to decide if watching TV is good...

  57. hd telivsions

    Since we have been little kids all of us got used to watching TV of some sort and being entertained by the television screen, it could be from watching a movie or specific show that is being broadcasted on the air. Many people I would say the biggest majority just sit down on couch or chair...

  58. TV Smarter Or Escape Essay 2

    or Simply an Escape from Society? “If you sit that close to the television you’ll go blind.” This is a statement I’m sure many people have heard at least once in their lifetime. Since the 1950’s, television has been a huge part of American culture, and now you see them everywhere. With so many televisions...

  59. watching a movie in the cinema vs at home

    compare and contrast: watching a movie in the cinema vs at home Humanity always has been seeking for bigger and better conditions of lifestyles since the dawn of time. Since the big screen was invented, movies have revolutionized our lifestyle into a new millennium, Movies defined our view to the...

  60. too much tv

    laugh watching the new episode of “The Big Bang Theory.” In addition, it is great to watch your favorite team play and hangout with your friends while you have a barbeque. It is also a way to distract your children while you get some time for yourself to relax. However, it does not make you smarter. Watching...