Children's Health

In Defense of 'Baby Einstein'

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The baby video industry was challenged this month when a study showed that videos such as Baby Einstein and Brainy Baby don't make kids smarter — and might even cause some harm. Bruce Kluger, DVD reviewer for Parenting magazine, says he finds the study unconvincing.



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