Intellectual Merits of Television
Steven Johnson wrote an article “Watching TV makes you smarter. In his article he explains how watching television can help you make a smarter person. He uses examples from several TV shows and series that may be affecting our brain activity even when we don’t...
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...
more likely to tolerate acts of violence. Dana Stevens’ “Thinking Outside the Idiot Box” argues that television does not make you smarter, directly contrasting Steven Johnsons article, “Watching TV Makes You Smarter.” Television has definitely made a mark on our hearts and has most certainly made an...
Basluel A. Mekonnen
“Watching TV Makes You Smarter” by, Steven Johnson.
Steven Johnson argues about watching TV shows makes us smarter by...
“Thinking Outside the Idiot Box” by Dana Stevens is a direct response to Steven Johnson’s article “Watching TV Makes You Smarter.” Johnson’s article claimed that today’s television is actually making viewers smarter due to plots being more complex. Dana Stevens on the other hand did not...
Watching TV Makes You Smarter
Justin M. White
People turn on their television every night and watch a few moments of reality TV or something to entertain them for a short period of time. In doing so, they might not know it but they are bettering themselves on a personal level. Based on the ideas...
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...
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Johnson, Steven. "Watching TV Makes You Smarter by Steven Johnson." Stay Free! Home Base. 24 Apr. 2005. Web. 09 Feb. 2011. http://www.stayfreemagazine.org/public/tv-smarter-johnson.html....
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...
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...
Johnson wrote an article “Watching TV makes you smarter. In his article he explains how watching television can help you make a smarter person. He uses examples from several TV shows and series that may be affecting our brain activity even when we don’t realize it. He try to reach to audience from...
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...
are not able to visit the rain forest or see a lion in the wild, but, many have seen these things on TV, and that is just one of the benefits of watching television. In an article for the New York Times, “Watching TV Makes You Smarter,” by Steven Johnson. He argues that many of the shows that our...
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...
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Instructor: Cooper J
Date: January 11th, 2013
“Watching TV Makes You Smarter”
In “Watching TV makes you smarter,” Steven Johnson makes clear his thesis statement to us that television programming today makes increasingly complex cognitive demands...
Dana Stevens’ essay, “Thinking outside the Idiot Box”, was first published in Slate on March 25, 2005, is a counter argument to “Watching TV Makes You Smarter” an article written my Steven Johnson that says watching complicated TV shows make you smarter when in reality you’re just watching...
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...
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...
, concerts but is also a lot cheaper. With modern day television people do not have to leave their houses, and get dressed up to drive to see what they could be watching on their own TV sets at home. A great source of entertainment is television.
Television can actually make you smarter. There are...
believes that we need to spend our time in some physical activities rather than sitting in front of T.V.
Johnson, Steven.” Watching T.V Makes You Smarter” They Say I Say with Readings. Eds. Cathy Birkenstein, Russel Durst, Gerald Graff. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2012. 277-294. Print...
media channel are false. By Joe Fernandez
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...
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...
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Learning Without Noticing: Analysis of Watching TV Makes You Smarter
The Sleeper Curve is Steven Johnson’s theory that states that things people thought were bad for them actually turned out to be good. Johnson is the author of seven books...
the article “Watching TV Makes You Smarter” by Steven Johnson, he states that watching television will make you smarter. He goes on to mention that there is something called the “sleeper curve”. The sleeper curve is with each passing year, TV is posing new cognitive challenges that actually make our...
Modern TV Shows Are Great, Just Not “Nutritional” Great
In an article “Watching TV Makes You Smarter,” Steven Johnson explains how modern pop culture, such as TV shows and video games are actually making its audience smarter. Johnson believes that modern pop culture, in contrast to the general...
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
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. I believe that more can be said for the harmful effects of media on our minds than for the claims that it makes us smarter.
Johnson, Steven. "Watching TV Makes You Smarter." The New York Times. The New York Times, 24 Apr. 2005. Web...
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...
decide if watching TV is good or bad, either for their children, or themselves.
Johnson, Steven. “Watching TV Makes You Smarter.” They Say / I Say With Readings. Ed. Gerald Graff, Cathy Birkenstein, Russel Durst. New York: Norton, 2012. 277-294. Print.
The argument in Johnsons article is that media...
In the article “watching TV Makes you smarter “by Steve Johnson, he claims that watching TV can actually make you smarter. Johnson claims that television these days seems to be more complex than in earlier years, so by watching it were putting our thinking caps on. Even for example the show 24...