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The Clinical Takeaway: Media Classification and Neuropsychological Stages of Development

The Clinical Takeaway: Media Classification and Neuropsychological Stages of Development

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The Clinical Takeaway: Media Classification and Neuropsychological Stages of Development

 

 

In this episode:

 

– Our current Australian Media Classification system is flawed hence inappropriate material may be shown to children.

 

– There is evidence that violent and scary content has long-lasting and adverse impacts on children causing – sleep disturbance, anxiety & aggression

 

– Parental co-watching and discussion with children before and/or after viewing a movie can mitigate negative impacts.

 

 

Guest: Prof Elizabeth Handsley, Professor of Law, Western Sydney University; President of the Australian Council on Children and the Media 
 
Total time: 23 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

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