Tag: Technology

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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The One Thing You Shouldn’t Do in Response to Cyberbullying

Let’s talk about a hypothetical scenario. Your daughter, who is finishing up grade seven, has something important to tell you. There’s a group of kids from her school who have been sending her harassing messages over Instagram. They do it pretty much every day. She’s blocked them all, but they create alt accounts or try…

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