Response - learn by watching Television offers plenty of programs in which people can be educated by For example the show Myth Busters on Discovery

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Adam Edison Response to Dana Does TV actually make you smarter? In Dana Stevens article, “Thinking Outside the Idiot Box,” she thinks that TV only makes you better at “ attention, patience, retention, the parsing of narrative threads.” The television of today is largely falsified, giving audiences the wrong ideas, argues the writer. Stevens goes on to make the point that who gets to pick what television programs actually makes people smarter. In my opinion watching television’s sole purpose is entertainment, but one could
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Unformatted text preview: learn by watching. Television offers plenty of programs, in which people can be educated by. For example, the show Myth Busters on Discovery Channel, takes everyday myths and test to see if they are true or not. Absorbing factual information from any source will make a person smarter no matter the source. Books are a thing of the past, television and the internet are opening new horizons in the field of education....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2010 for the course LAW 4328 taught by Professor Yang during the Spring '10 term at École Normale Supérieure.

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