Childhood development http://kplu.org en Study: Kids get developmental boost from phones, social media http://kplu.org/post/study-kids-get-developmental-boost-phones-social-media <p></p><p>Instead of increasing kids’ isolation, a new study from the University of Washington suggests life on the digital frontier is helping kids reach developmental milestones.</p><p>Phones and social media help kids share personal problems and build a sense of belonging, the UW <a href="http://www.washington.edu/news/2012/10/22/friendship-2-0-teens-technology-use-promotes-sense-of-belonging-identity/">noted in a press release</a>.</p><p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 21:02:44 +0000 Jake Ellison 6790 at http://kplu.org Study: Kids get developmental boost from phones, social media