You probably watch too much television. That is a blanket statement, sure, but odds are it is right on target. The average person watches between 4 and 10 hours of TV each and every day. That is way too much, according to TV watching experts. The American Academy of Pediatrics says that children 2 years old and under should watch no TV.
Children, teens, and adults are recommended to limit their TV viewing to less than 2 hours each day. These recommendations are made because staring at “The Idiot Box” has been linked to lower communication skills, antisocial behavior, altered brain structure, overweight and obesity, and poor grades in school. These are scientifically recorded dangers of watching TV, as opposed to engaging in some healthier activities, which are why you should choose the following 5 benefits of watching less television.