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The Internet Usage Patterns of Depressed College Students

The Internet Usage Patterns of Depressed College Students | CulturaDigital | Scoop.it

A recent study correlates frequent Internet usage with depression. The study also showed specific web habits correlates with being depressed.

 

Thanks to Stewart-Marshall for sharing this link.
Ken's Key take-away:

Frequent switching between applications and sites seems to be a link to depression in this first-ever study.  Late night usage and first thing in the morning are other indicators.

 

 

 


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Stewart-Marshall's comment, June 24, 2012 5:23 PM
Thanks Ken - and I seem to have so many of these internet indicators - switching, late night, early morning - but I think I'm okay :-) So I guess they are merely "indicators" - not perfect predictors.
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15 Serious Games Aiming to Change the World » Online Universities

15 Serious Games Aiming to Change the World » Online Universities | CulturaDigital | Scoop.it
Thank you to Jim Lerman for finding this great scoop.
From the website

"Using games for purposes other than entertainment is nothing new. There are war games, educational games, throne games. But a new class of games has sprung up in recent years, designed to create awareness and raise support for a variety of global issues. Such serious games seek to harness the power of competition and/or novelty to attract players and get the word out for a good cause. Here are 15 games you can play and be a better person for it."


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