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  Children & Advertising Wednesday 9 October 2002  
Can advertising help your child's development?

The psychologist Adrian Furnham argues that watching adverts helps to develop children's critical faculties, but is it simply teaching them to be avid consumers of junkfood and toys?
Jenni asks him whether, with rising obesity rates, we should be protecting our children?

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