Scientists believe that the more the elderly spend time watching television, the worse their brain works and weaker memory.
British researchers found that even three hours of sitting in front of TV can negatively affect the mental abilities of the elderly.
Experts have long claim that watching TV is injurious to health. Until recently it was believed that all the consequences are the same. But a new study British experts shows that because of addiction to television, more likely to suffer the elderly.
Researchers at University College London for six years watching the intelligent features of more than 3.5 thousand people. They were all older than 50 years. It turned out that those who watched TV three or more hours, worsened verbal memory by approximately 8-10%. Those who had the TV less time, decreased by only 4-5%.
Scientists believe that cognitive abilities among fans of the TV elderly will worsen modern transmission. And all because people feel stressed due to shown on the screen scenes of violence or disrespectful treatment of youth, tyranny and debauchery. Viewers worried for the characters that has a negative impact on the blood vessels in the brain, according to the study authors.
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