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Study: Watching SpongeBob makes preschoolers slower thinkers

September 13, 2011   // 0 Comments

(ABC News) He may be one of the longest-running, best-loved cartoons in Nickelodeon history, but SpongeBob SquarePants is getting no love from child psychologists. According to research published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, watching fast-paced cartoons like SpongeBob, even for just a few minutes, hinders abstract thinking, short-term memory and impulse control in preschoolers. Led  by Univer...

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