02 01 12 - 09:44
Although a great many folk will have been watching re-runs of her old films over Christmas, Emily Watson, the War Horse star, says she has no intention of letting her own children, Juliet, six, and Dylan, two, become couch potatoes.
The 44-year-old actress, left, points to research that shows too much screen time for children â be it television or a computer â endangers their ability to develop empathy with real people.
âCredit to my own parents for bringing me up without a television,â the 44-year-old actress says, empathetically. - The Telegraph
Or is empathy a keyword for an ability to relate to reality at all?