The Idiot Box: How TV Is Turning Us All Into Zombies

Oct 15, 2012 by

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TV turns you into a zombie. While these words are more often than not used as a tiresome metaphor to highlight how much crap we are forced to endure on television today, they do in fact serve as a deadly accurate literal statement. Two separate studies this month alone have found that excessive amounts of television, even if it is merely on in the background, can detrimentally effect the development of children’s brains, to the point where they struggle to socially engage when they become older.

The Idiot Box: How TV Is Turning Us All Into Zombies

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