A recent study found that 4-year-olds who watched nine minutes of SpongeBob Squarepants cartoons showed less self control, a reduced ability to delay gratification, and poorer working memory skills than their peers who had engaged in “calmer” activities. Needless to say, the findings caused quite a stir.

from The Atlantic

One response to “Spongey”

  1. Have there been similar studies on the impact of Sponge Bob on parents who are required to overhear it for far longer than 9 minutes? Asking for a friend.


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