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    Kines 199 Fall 2018

Touchscreens and Motor Development

This article explains the findings of a survey in which parents of toddlers ages 19-36 months were asked if touchscreen use began at around the same time being able to stack blocks. There was a positive correlation found in this but not when asked about language development and walking ability. Though this doesn't prove that touchscreens help develop FMS, it does give researchers a base to go off if they decide to experiment with this in the future.

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This is an extremely interesting article as it hit the main topic of how do the future is changing fast.  I think this is a good one for this week in class as the skills learned from kids could potentially be learned earlier than the... more »This is an extremely interesting article as it hit the main topic of how do the future is changing fast.  I think this is a good one for this week in class as the skills learned from kids could potentially be learned earlier than the average.  The question that I am having is technology going to change in 30,50,100 years. 10-10-2018 10:22pm

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I agree with Brandon on this. It is interesting to see how new technology can be used to develop skills throughout youth. I would love them to find more conclusive evidence on how touchscreen use effects children as they develop. 10-15-2018 2:14pm

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    Added to this shelf by: Kelton Smith, on 10-10-2018 7:19pm

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