13. The Effect of Commercials on Children’s Behaviour

Nowadays we can not imagine our life without commercials, because we meet them everywhere we go, and not just us but our children are also the objectives of advertisements. People’s opinion is variable about commercials. On the one hand, it is profitable for the economy, but on the other hand it could have harmful effects on children. That is the reason why it is important to take care of children’s television habits. Furthermore, it is also useful to examine what kind of effects it has on children and on their shopping habits. They will be the buyer of the future and they should become conscious purchaser, and it is the parents’ tasks to teach them and to be a role model to them. With this article we would like to present the influence of commercials to children’s free time, television and shopping habits.

DOI: 10.20494/TM/1/1-2/13

The Hungarian Journal of Nutrition Marketing. 2014. 1 (1-2) 97-101.

13_Gál T. – Hankó F._A reklámok hatása a gyermekek vásárlási szokásaira