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How TV can make you smarter / Allison Shoemaker.

Shoemaker, Allison (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 791.457 SHOE (Text) 39231033710506 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781452171784
  • ISBN: 1452171785
  • Physical Description: 112 pages ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2020.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Pt. 1. What is TV, and why is there so much of it? -- What's TV anyway--and how is it not a movie? -- How to survive peak TV -- Pt. 2. Yes, TV can be good for you -- The conversation starters: learning from Lost, each other, and ourselves -- The lens openers: learning from artists and performers -- The empathy generators: how TV allows us to live inside someone else's head -- The creative challengers: thinking outside the box -- The carousel: preserving cultural history Pt. 3. TV can be junk food, and that's okay too -- To binge or not to binge? -- Conclusion; how to love TV and not be totally daunted.
Summary, etc.:
"HOW TV CAN MAKE YOU SMARTER shows readers the real and numerous emotional and, yes, intellectual benefits of TV. Through a wide selection of diverse examples, author Allison Shoemaker provides the tools to taking advantage of our 24/7 access to this content and how we can rewire our brains to how we engage with TV in order to gain meaningful insights"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Television programs > United States.
Television programs > Social aspects > United States.

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