Watching just nine minutes of “SpongeBob SquarePants” hurt the ability of four-year-olds to to delay gratification, compared with watching an educational cartoon or spending the time drawing, a new study finds.
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P.S. Like most psych research, the sample size is unaccountably and unjustifiably small (60 kids) and so the result is probably false. But this still doesn’t mean we get to buy a TV.