For Oral Assignment:-
(I) Adverse impact of Television Hello everyone, I am Udita Mandal, Today I am going to speak on the adverse impact of Television as it is a very important topic for the growing generation of youth. Television or t-v in short is a device that combines a tuner, display and Loudspeakers for the purpose of viewing and hearing television broadcasts or using it as a computer monitor.
1.)Watching the set for an extended period of time can lead to sleep problems, anxiety and hamper our daily activities. - When children or even adults spend more than 4 hours watching TV,They tend to become lazy and inactive which causes obesity.
2.) TV commercials also influence their demands. Food commercials encourage people to eat unhealthy,oily or fried foods like burgers,chips and fried chicken which provide almost no nutrition to nurture growth and strengthen their bones.
It is bad for their health because of the excessive amounts of Carbohydrates and Fats. There are also soft drinks such as Coca-Cola and Pepsi loaded with sugars and chemicals. It also reduces necessary exercise, overeating.
3.The content we watch also has a major effect in our way of thinking, behaviour and cognitive skills(decrease in gray matter) and also social skills. Ofcourse there is good and bad in all kinds of things. - if kids are exposed to violent acts, they might carry those actions forward in their future life without realising it's consequences. An aggressive behavioral pattern is formed exactly this way.They
can often pick up bad language or inappropriate words from what they see.
4.) We get to know that it is advised to limit our screen time to up to 2 -3 hours and spend our precious time by engaging in activities such as reading, music,sports etc which help us in coordination techniques better learning and imagination skills.