Entertaiment is a complex topic, from the ancient meaning of ‘to hold together’ to today’s wide variety of activities that amuse and distract. We can entertain ourselves individually as we choose among a seemingly endless array of pre-recorded media products; as groups in restaurants, banquets, parties and concerts; and as audiences at global events. Even activities formerly associated with hunting or war have evolved into spectator sports. Entertainment is a major part of children’s lives, but can also be a source of education (1,2), or preparation for adult responsibilities (3,4).
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