Tag: Parenting Resource

What if it’s More Than Addiction: Are Youth Emotionally Attached to Their Smartphones?

  Post by Natasha Parent, Graduate student in the Human Development, Learning, and Culture Program at the University of British Columbia. Author of: “Moving beyond addiction: An attachment theory framework for understanding young adults’ relationships with their smartphones” Although this blog and website is primarily focused on the issue of cyberbullying, there are other topics relevant to kids and…

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Welcome to this new website and blog.  I’m Jenna Shapka, a Professor at the University of British Columbia. I’m also a research partner with PREVNet, and I helped create this site. This site is designed to be a resource for parents about kids and technology, with a particular focus on understanding and dealing with cyberbullying.  I…

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