PowerPoint Presentation: Holding other family characteristics constant, students perform significantly worse if they have computers at home By contrast, children with access to 500 books in their homes performed better. The negative correlation, the researchers explain, is because children with computers neglect their homework more.
PowerPoint Presentation: Schoolchildren are developing a "problem-solving deficit disorder", and losing the ability to analyze. A better way, experts insist, is to encourage creativity. And the best remedy for this is to turn off the computer and stimulate childrens ' imaginations.