Should you watch tv in the dark?
This is down to individual response. Watching TV at night or in the dark is thought or accepted to cause the person to stay awake longer and trouble going to sleep as out of the colors you see on a television, you see the color blue most often. The color blue reacts to our bodies biologically indicating day time to us internally and can lead to cyclic insomnia. It is suggested that one does not watch TV 2 hours before going to bed so that the colors have lost their effects. Just as well, you can use an orange light in a table top lamp or in your actual room to help you sleep better.
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yes new studies show that it is not good. Answer yes it makes your eyes strain to see, which is probably why most people get tired while watching tv, the pupil in the eye is constantly adjusting in size to the different levels of light, so it could cause eye fatigue. That is, it makes your eyes …tired and could make it temporarily harder to focus. It's not likely to cause permanent damage. Answer No it isn't. A television is a cathrode ray tube with is in effect shooting light onto pixels. Therefore when you watch tv in the dark you are basically watching a light. Having an alternate light source in the room will make no difference whatsoever to your eyes, except if that light source is reflecting off the glass TV screen which would cause a glare. If this happens then your eyes will really strain because they are trying to adjust to see the light from the CRT. So, having another light on when watching TV could actually hurt your eyes! Answer Don't watch TV in the dark! How many times have we heard that? The truth in the statement lies in understanding contrast ratios. The eye can adapt to an very wide range of light levels, but it can only adapt to one light level at one time. When one looks at a bright computer monitor on a dark background the eye doesn't know whether to adapt to the bright monitor or the dark background. When this happens hour after hour, day after day, fatigue sets in. The same thing can happen when looking at a brightly lit sheet of white paper in a dark room. To lessen eyestrain: lower the brightness on the monitor; increase the light in the surrounding area; or both. Just the opposite problem can occur when one places a computer monitor in front of a window. The bright daylight surrounding the screen makes it difficult to see what is on the screen. It is best to place the monitor perpendicular to the window to minimize high contrast and reflections on the screen. Answer NO! Watching T.V. in the dark is not bad on the eyes. Setting to close to the T.V. is not bad on the eyes. ophthalmology facts are available on the related links below Answer"> Answer But I for one do not believe them, a newer study by Sciencedaily came up with a different result. Have a look at their report on he related link below Answer It is a myth that watching TV in the dark is bad for the eyes with no scientific basis. The eye is able to view varying degrees of light intensity and colours due to the presence of rod and cone cells present within the retina of the eyeball. Rod cells are responsible for night vision and cone cells are responsible for more detailed, trichromatic vision. Utilising a combination of these cells will not damage the eye. The myth is linked to the fact that reading in the dark is bad for your eyesight. This is indeed fact due, to the fact that most people require the straining of their eyes in order to make out characters in a book. Rod cells are not particulary good at viewing objects in detail. Any prolonged straining of the eyes can be damaging. Watching tv in the dark at the correct distance is not damaging. Don't you think the popularity of cinemas would have rapidly decreased otherwise? Please note that prolonged viewing of any single object CAN cause eye fatigue/strain, which once again can be damaging to the eye; this should not be confused with the act of watching TV in the dark. Remaining a focus on a fixed point for very long periods of time, such as a screen can be damaging, in light or dark. Sitting close to a screen is NOT recommended, because the light intensity is far greater at short distances. If your eyes feel discomfort, have a break. Source:Prof. Simon King E ANSWER The eyes are not hurt by watching TV in the dark. If you watch a lot of TV the contrast difference may cause some eye strain , but this only causes eye fatigue which really isn't all that bad for the eyes. The eyes are more durable than that. Answer_with_physics_(kind_of)"> Answer with physics (kind of) If you look at those motion pictures as a source of light, then you can picture having some light in the room can cancel out some of the lights sending from the TV through destructive interference. However, constructive interference can also occur which can amplify the color. So I don't really know whether constructive or destructive predominates (probably has something to do with the geometry of the light source and the TV). One thing for sure, with no lights in the room, the colors are truer since there's no interference. Answer: Millions of people who watch movies in dark theaters around the country dont seem to complain out the lights being out while watching their flick. Answer: Is staring at a candlelight in the dark bad for you? (MORE)
Answer . Of course. If you think of any more questions like this, a good rule of thumb is "How would I want to be treated if I were in prison."
Some say that young children should not watch any TV. School age children can watch limited amounts, but for school days, no more than a half hour, since there are so many other things to be done before bed on school nights.
If you r bored you can watch t.v. .T.v. keeps you company because it has lotsa movies and programmes!!!!!! .
You should watch how many hours you like , taking long breaks in between . While you're watching television, stretch .
The average person should watch 30 to 60 minutes a day. An hour is enough for four fifteen minute episodes, and enough for two thirty minute episodes. Isn't that enough? Actually scientists say that its fine if you want to watch 2 hours a day as long as that is the maximum and it isn't every day… but technically if you can avoid watching TV all together you should not watch any. (MORE)
No, you shouldn't watch tv to go to bed because it keeps you more a wake and keeps you thinking about stuff that keeps you up later you should either read or count sheep. No, you shouldn't watch tv to go to bed because it keeps you more a wake and keeps you thinking about stuff that keeps you up la…ter you should either read or count sheep (MORE)
Some t.v. is acceptable. I recommend a v-chip to block inappropriate shows.. ANSWER: . Of course they should, how else will advertisers get their products sold. Children don't read newspapers.
No it's too violent and the joker is a morbidly horrifying person that could do damage to a child's young mind.
If you are closer than 4-6 ft. from the television screen, whether in the dark or not, your eyesight will slowly become weaker (over time, not necessarily in one sitting). Watching televison in the dark is also bad for your vision, and can cause vision problems as well.
ABSOLUTELY! If for no other reason than to learn about internet predators. There is a lot of news that applies to teens that just might mature them a bit earlier than worrying about what someone texted about them to their boyfriend's brother's girlfriend's sister's boyfriend. There have been news ar…ticles about teenage drunk driving deaths after parties with parent-provided alcohol and teens getting arrested for hazing other teens and cell phone/texting laws while driving. (MORE)
watching TV in the dark does make your eye sight weak but only if your focusing on it too much. your eyesight will deteriorate over time not all at once. the best way to counter this is to look at an object that is at a distance after a short while so your eyes can refocus
i think that if they wish to, they should be able to. Another view: It seems the first answer was either written by a child, a person who has no children, or has no interest in the well being of their children. NO - children should NOT be allowed to watch anything they want. While it's perfect…ly fine for children to watch some TV programs, there are some which children should not be allowed to watch. And, as parents, it's their responsibility to monitor what their children do watch, and not use the TV as a 'babysitter. Children are exposed to far too much violence and sex on TV, which can result in them becoming desensitized to those things, causing them to feel the need for further violence in what they watch for stimulation or entertainment. That's only one of the ways in which violence leads to violence. If kids watch extreme violence on TV not just while they are still in their formative years, but also when they are young teens, it can result in them experimenting with things they do watch. There have been many instances where a child saw a violent act on TV, then 'acted it out', resulting in their death, or the death of another child. Parents need to be responsible in what they allow their children watch on TV, and only let them watch age appropriate programs. TV's have parental controls so parents can easily control what their children watch, even if they are not present while the child is watching TV. (MORE)
Billy graham Joel Osteen James Robinson Benny Hinn Kenneth Copeland Joyce Meyer Creflo Dollar Andrew Wommack and Ed Young SR. and JR. these men are inspiring as much there wives, joy giving, uplifting people unlike the news and most secular channels.
Charles Stanley, Andrew wommack, joyce Meyer, ed young, creflo dollar, Robert shuller, billy graham, jentezen Franklin, Michael youseff, James Robinson, perry stone, kenneth hagin, kenneth copeland, and Jonathan falwell god bless you. Answer: Watching TV is a tool in preparing yourself for lif…e so it wis most important to watch shows the do not teach bad habits - examples would be reality TV which makes a virtue of lying and cheating to get ahead. Similarly shows which ridicule others (most sit coms and challenge contests) should be avoided. So what s left. There are many good science shows, documentaries and interviews with first rate thinkers. Watch these. Suggestions: . Carl Sagan's "Cosmos" . Jacob Bronowski's "The Ascent of Man" . Simcha Jacobovici's "The Naked Archaeologist." . Richard Dawkins' "Enemies of Reason" . BBC science shows . David Attenborough's nature documentaries (MORE)
Simply click on one of the links below. They have lots of Movies& TV-Show episodes.
TVS, otherwise known as Television Sydney (www.tvs.tv), is an Australian free-to-air community television channel with an average monthly audience in excess of one million viewers.
Children between the ages of 3 and 5 are at a critical stage in brain development for the development of language and other cognitive skills. The extent to which heavy television viewing can influence the development of brain neural networks, and displaces time the child would spend in other activit…ies and verbal interactions, influences early cognitive development. . The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that total television time be limited to no more than 1 to 2 hours per day. . They also recommend that programs watched should be geared to the age of the child, non-violent in nature and should reinforce language and social skills. . Parents should establish healthy television viewing habits in the pre-school years. Young children's television viewing should be limited to careful, thought-out, educationally-oriented programs. . To foster reading skills, give your young child exposure to books. Read to them often. Support your early reader with reading practice and limit television viewing. . Homework should be completed away from background television. (MORE)
I have two younger brothers that watch a 'lot' of television.. maybe.. 3 or 4 hours a day? But, on the other side of the coin, they have solid grades, an actual social life with friends and stuff, and they are regularly happy. So I think there really should be no limit as to how much a child should …watch TV "unLESS" they are having difficulties with their school/social/family life... (MORE)
you can watch some tv shows theres alot of good things like cartoons like adventure time and the garfield show and some fantasy movies like harry potter and more :) not all tv is bad
The best place that I have found where you can watch tv online for a small fee is Satellite Direct, includes loads of Satellite channels and is a really good service, including : FOX , ESPN , CBS , NBC , ABC ... If you are interested then please take a look at the link below. http://satellite--tv-…-reviews.blogspot.com/ It costs only a little dollar , but then you never have to pay for tv again. There is no monthly fee, and the software is yours forever. You get over 3500 different channels from all over the world, including a lot of sports channels. Ever since I bought it, I haven't paid a cent for cable television because I get it all for free on my computer. It's also much more convenient since now I can take my TV anywhere. I will never go back to the huge monthly fees for cable. The cost of a lifetime's use of this product is less than one month's cost for digital cable. (MORE)
No, there are a lot of educational shows for children to watch on TV. However, you might want to consider limiting their time in front of the TV and encourage them to do something more active.
It doesn't matter, as long as you get doen anything you need to get done before watching T.V.
First of all, I think it gives people a false sense of reality - everyone thinks their lives should be just like on TV. Second, I suspect it can cause depression - for the same reason as above. Finally, I think it is a big time-waster, ever notice how time flies by when the TV is on? People should… be doing more constructive things with their time, including being more active. (MORE)
Violence is a broad category. Certain types of violence stem from instinctive modules designed for many different purposes. Now every kid develops at a different rate and reaches a different conlclusion in brain developement based on factors such as age, race, environmental stmuli. The child around …the ages of 1-2 and general infancy, will decide whether the violence interests him, and as he progresses a general consistency is that the child will put more thought into understanding the violence in terms of cause and effect. In relation to the parent he will decide what sort of approval or disapproval the parent gives him for the type of behavior he has encountered. On a subconscious level the child may interpret the parent as suggesting it as an ok behavior, a dangerous behavior, or even a behavior he must learn in order to survive. These are the most basic suggestions a child can receive from a parent in terms of violence on TV, but are of course important. As the child ages he puts less significance on the parent's suggestions. Kids need to be exposed to certain things so that when they are exposed with real consequences, they will have some experience. The more a child sees violence on T.V. does not necessarily(as conventional wisdom claims) make the child think it is ok. A large amount of exposure to the right child under the right circumstances could psychologically scar him for life as to be afraid of the slightest hint of violence. Now this is all very confusing and vague, but there is one point that is not. The type of violence your children should most definatly not be exposed to is violence against women, whether it be in the form of a verbally abusive relationship, or a women in an army suit fighting in Iraq, this should not be permitted. Violence among kids or grown men in the form of competition is much different than a women being violently mistreated and sends a much different image. Sexuality develops at a very early age as Freud clearly portrays in his work, and I feel that many people are involunatarily ignorant of this fact. (MORE)
kids should watch TV because some of the programs are telling kids to get out and be active and make thing and the TV can inspire kids to do what they do.
both You should promptly do your homework without distractions at all,calming music is fine or music that helps you think creatively, ifyou are writing or drawing for a class, but it is known that aperson who tries to multi-task will always pay more attention tothe task which carries the least amou…nt of physical strain on thebody therefore watching TV and doing homework is not suggested asyou can not focus your thoughts on work over the simplicity of TV.This is down to relative perspective though and people can do whatthey want. (MORE)
Probably not if it makes your head hurt worse. Sometimes watching TV can act as a distraction to the pain and can actually be helpful. Each patient is different from the next. For best advice, seek the help of a physician or headache specialist.
reality tv is not good for children because reality tv is not educational they say bad words and fight and children follow that
Yes. This needs to be monitored for time allowed and content exposed to by the parent or gardian.
At 3:00 take a 10 to 15 minute break every hour. Watch it until 8:30 if you want.
1 or younger - 5 could watch Nick Jr or Boomerag. 6 - 9 could watch Nickolodean. 10 - 14 could watch Cartoon Network or Nick. 15 - 19 can watch teen nick. 20 and up can choose
It is not necessarily a myth. Watching a bright screen for any amount of time in a dark room can cause disorientation when you look away from the screen or enter a better lit area. Your eyes will readjust to the new lighting after a few moments and shouldn't leave any lasting damage. That is where t…he general idea comes from. (MORE)
It depends if there is other matters that you need to tend to. TV is not real, it is good for entertainment, but is not real life. If you are able to do real things instead, choose that.
Adults can watch tv how ever long they want lol. But like about 5 to six hours i guess.
it doesn't matter as long as 1 - 5 years old watches nick Jr, 6 - 11 years old watches Nickelodeon, 12 - 16 watches Disney channel, and 17 and older can pick what ever they want to watch.
Children may have trouble telling the difference between reality and fantasy. Unless a child has proven themselves mature enough to make a clear distinction; they may be tempted to imitate what they see. Once a child reaches a point of maturity where fantasy and reality have clear differences and …the child shows an understanding of the consequences of their own actions; than (at the discretion of parents) it may be safe enough to include some violence in their viewing. Most adults have no trouble knowing that TV is not reality and TV is not something you should go around copying. The age at which that distinction becomes clear is different for everyone. (MORE)
because they like to watch the real life show of the others and its should the real drama ,comedy and every single step it showed on the reality show show the kids the real emotions
This depends on your own person preferances, some networks have channels specific for certain interests, be sure to check with local TV listings for more information.
Galatians 6:8 "For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting." My personal advice would be not to. It is not beneficial AT ALL and actually corrupts you even more (my personal experience). Stay away from… anything that encourages your flesh, strengthens your flesh, instead focus on Godly things and sow to the Spirit instead of the flesh! Pray to God to give you guidance on this matter. :-) Be set apart from the world. Examine yourself, what are the similarities and differences from you to an unbeliever? There should be A LOT of differences! James 4:4 "Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God." Stop flirting with the world!! (MORE)
They're usually caused by tiredness. So if you are staying up late gazing at the telly instead of getting a full night's sleep then yes, it can!
There is a myth that eyestrain can result from watching TV in a dark room, because the eyes adjust to the darkness of the room by expanding the irises, to let in more light, and then the brightness of the TV is excessive. I have found no evidence that this is true. It is possible to get eyestrain fr…om watching TV, only because your eyes remain fixed at the same focal distance for long periods of time, but this phenomenon has nothing to do with the brightness or darkness of the room or of the TV. Personally, I watch TV in a dark room and it does me no harm. (MORE)
In my opinion, they should watch it every now and then, for general child development. But here are some reasons why not. . Â . They become used to it and want it all the time . It could ruin their optical development, they could need glasses or something more serious late in life if they watc…h tv excessively . Could lead to bad behaviour . Â . Hope I helped! (MORE)
Possibly. What will REALLY strain them, though is setting your tv to really low brightness.
You can use Airplay with an iPad and and AppleTV to push video from the iPad's Video app, Netflix and other apps to your TV.
It really depends on the age of the child. Video games and television have been proven to increase cognitive function, but there is a tipping point. I'd say two hours of television/video games a day max until they get a bit older. Try and remember that content matters as well. Children absorb everyt…hing. (MORE)
Repeat studies have shown that media violence does not create violent children, but adolescents can be influenced by the things they watch. This is reflected in their speech, dress and social behaviors. I would vote no. The children in my home are restricted in regards to sexual behavior and extreme… profane language. Otherwise I have potty mouthed heathens. They are however allowed to watch blood and gore, and my four year old is zombie obsessed. (MORE)
Hillsong is my favorite show, but different people might like the shows on HGTV, Nickolodeon, or the cooking channel. Different options for different interests.
You are straining your eyes by watching tv in the dark; your pupils are dilating to focus and straining. This will make your eyesight worse and make your power you need from external help like glasses or contacts increase. So, yes.
There are many services that allow TV viewing online. Some TV channels and broadcasters will allow episode streaming on their own sites. Other places to look include Netflix and Hulu.