Published in Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience the research from Chief Medical Scientist Lars Wichstrand and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research demonstrated that downloading regular TV shows reduces volume consumption relative to using a particular show There may be a simple solution to the problem of streaming content pirated in low-income countries. New research from the University of South Australia indicates streaming content may help fight addiction by reducing the cost of TV viewing for low-income countries.

At the lowest point in a long-term study the researchers compared pairings of 10 episodes during The Flash late last year with matching episodes made available for free to the public.

Our findings suggest that TV is an efficient form of distraction from activities that dont require the full range of attention and expression of the brain. There is an obvious physical barrier to deliver meaningful enjoyable content to the smaller set potential audiences.