September 12, 2013
Researchers Question Agenda in 'Baby Einstein' Study
In 2007, George W. Bush praised Baby Einstein in his State of the Union address. The little educational-video company, started by a stay-at-home mom in 1996, had grown to become a multimillion-dollar behemoth, with an estimated one-third of all American babies plopped down in front of its videos. Baby Einstein was riding high.
But later that same year, a study published in The Journal of Pediatrics found that children between 8 and 16 months who watched those and similar