Focus on the Family

Statistics

Advertising's influence on children begins sooner than you may realize.

by Focus on the Family

1W. Greg Rybert, Sen. "Don't Hold Children Hostage to Ads,"*Island Packet, Opinion (March 2, 2008). Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood, accessed March 20, 2008.
2Todd Huffman, M.D., "Turning Kids’ Minds Off Consumersism,"*Op-Ed News.com (February 26, 2006). Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood, accessed March 27, 2008.
3Sheyrl Ubelacker, "TV May Harm Toddlers’ Brain Development,"*Canadian Press (May 8, 2007). Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood, accessed March 27, 2008.
4Adam Leech, "Smart Toys Teach Without Kids Knowing It,"*Seacoast Online (December 23, 2007). Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood, accessed March 27, 2008.
5Jason DeRusha, "How Many Brands Do Young Children Recognize?"*WCCO.com (May 14, 2007). Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood, accessed March 27, 2008.