Kim interviews Jim on the topic of social networks. Does social media make us happy? How does it compare with face-to-face interaction or a phone call? Can we learn to use social media in a way that enriches our lives? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this episode of Minding the Brain!
Why Facebook Is the Junk Food of Socializing
Social Relationships and Mortality Risk: A Meta-analytic Review
Health related virtual communities and electronic support groups: systematic review of the effects of online peer to peer interactions
The Facebook Experiment: Quitting Facebook Leads to Higher Levels of Well-Being
The Impact of Facebook on Social Comparison and Happiness: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Longitudinal associations between changes in screen-time and mental health outcomes in adolescents
Association of Facebook Use With Compromised Well-Being: A Longitudinal Study.
Does Apple have an obligation to make the iPhone safer for kids?
(Dis)Connected – Psychologists’ research shows how smartphones are affecting our health and well-being, and points the way toward taking back control