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'Baby Einstein' Videos Ineffective, Study Finds

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'Baby Einstein' Videos Ineffective, Study Finds

Children's Health

'Baby Einstein' Videos Ineffective, Study Finds

'Baby Einstein' Videos Ineffective, Study Finds

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A popular series of videos targeted at babies and praised by President Bush has been found to be ineffective. A new study has found that Baby Einstein videos actually inhibit learning. Dr. Dimitri Christakis of the University of Washington in Seattle talks with Madeleine Brand.