Posts filed under: Internet

readings in psychology for september 16th 2010

  Here are a few stories that caught my eye today: illegal drug use up “The rate of illegal drug use rose last year to the highest level in nearly a decade, fueled by a sharp increase in marijuana use […]

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Interview on SvD about Facebook and Loneliness

I had the pleasure earlier this summer of speaking with Anna Asker, who writes for the Swedish newspaper SvD, about our research on Facebook and Loneliness. In a nutshell, our data showed that at least with university students and the […]

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Social Isolation and the Internet

We have been very fortunate in the past few years to have experienced few glitches in our technology at home. Yes, there was the occasional hard drive crash, but we have learned to back up everything with super redundancy. So […]

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The Family that iPads Together….

Our family loves technology. We even had a Jaguar gaming system, and not too many people even know what that is. So of course we needed iPads…Kristin and Karen received theirs today, too, and we’re getting some good advice from […]

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An Interview with “Calgary Today”

Today provided a fun opportunity to discuss our student group’s loneliness and Facebook research with an audience far from home–via Mike Blanchard’s “Calgary Today” show on AM 770 CHQR. Their news producer had asked me to respond to an article […]

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