https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/media-spotlight/201804/are-smartphones-making-adolescents-less-happy Results showed that adolescents who spent more time with electronic media (smartphones, electronic games, and the Internet) were generally less happy, less satisfied with their lives, and had lower self-esteem. On the other hand, adolescents who spent more time on non-screen activities, including sports and exercise, in-personal socializing, andContinue Reading

Young adults who use more social media platforms are three times more likely to suffer from depression + anxiety: https://t.co/7HTU1UM6Vj pic.twitter.com/6mjtfdkSrk — PsychCentral Pro (@PsychCentralPro) January 21, 2017 Young adults who use seven to 11 social media platforms are three times more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety thanContinue Reading

Find yourself checking social media multiple times a day? It may be hurting your mental health: https://t.co/4cZoaXs5zy pic.twitter.com/paVCXdMtwK — Cleveland Clinic (@ClevelandClinic) January 16, 2017 1. Social media use can cause feelings of diminished self-worth On social media, people tend to show off only the best parts or moments ofContinue Reading

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/ales-zivkovic/linking-social-media-and-_b_12637042.html Identification seems to be at the root of depression associated with social media. As humans we are social creatures and need human interaction and recognition as part of our basic needs. The rise of technology and internet started messing with this. But it was only with the rise ofContinue Reading

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sharing-on-social-media-actually-boosts-your-memory-study-finds_us_57d1b216e4b03d2d459946b7 Memory researchers have long-known that when people write about personal experiences, reflect on them or talk about them with others, they tend to remember those events much better, notes a press release on the study by Cornell University. Researchers asked 66 Cornell undergraduates to keep a daily diary forContinue Reading