Watch more tv die younger study finds
This is not the first study published to raise questions about the long-term effect of watching television. The study also tested whether watching television with an adult helped them develop dementia.
The study, published online in Frontiers in Neurology, used more than 4,500 healthy people who completed the British Heart Survey between 1992 and 1996.
The study found that those who watched at least two hours of television weekly had an increased risk of developing dementia than those who did not.
The study, led by Dr. Mark Hwang of Boston University, examined the impact of viewing television as a prelude to dementia on dementia risk, dementia progression and the number and severity of later cognitive problems.
Dementia is defined as a deterioration of consciousness, memory and mental flexibility that occurs during adulthood.
“We thought we would observe whether the relationship between watching television with the elderly and later dementia was stronger or weaker after controlling for the influence of several other factors that might affect the age when people are experiencing dementia,” Dr. Hwang explained. “That’s what we did.”
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“When we looked at the risk association with television watching as a prelude to dementia, it was stronger for those with more than two hours of television viewing a week compared with 바카라people who didn’t watch television,” said Dr. Hwang. “It was particularly strong for people with multiple years of television watching and people with cognitive problems.”
Dr. Hwang added that they found that people who watched more than two hours of television a week over a lifetime had a 30-fold greater risk of developing dementia than did those who watched less than two hours.
Other research has suggested that exposure to television or playing video games with others could decrease cognitive function, which is a finding that supports that television watching is linked to dementia risk.
In 2015, the Journal of Research in Personality noted that a 2011 study found that children who played video games at school and during vacations had a 30-fold greater risk of developing schizophrenia in adulthood compared with children who never had been exposed to vid바카라사이트eo games.
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