Science World Report Digital media is making young people lose the ability to read emotions Tech Times A UCLA psychology study found that 11 and 12-year-olds who spent a large amount of time with their electronic devices were worse at reading human...
Researchers from the psychology department at the University of York say measurements of facial expressions and features in photos found in social media can actually predict first impressions of those people.
@giorodriguez Will consumer technology ultimately help or abandon human beings? Don't we have a choice in the matter? . In the film Her (now out on DVD), Joaquin Phoenix plays the part of a lonely guy whose job it is, in 2025, to write heart-rending handwritten letters for people who lack the [...]
CBS Local Is social media ruining your relationships? CBS News To Kim Stolz, a 31-year-old financial executive in New York City, habitually checking in on all of her friends and love interests on social media was natural.
Bay Area techies ditch phones, tablets at 'digital detox' camp Reuters Each March, thousands of people unplug from their devices for 24 hours, as part of an event organized by nonprofit organization Reboot.
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Solis said it's unlikely that tech companies will tinker with products to make them any less habit-forming. But he predicts that consumers will increasingly crave experiences that help them "reset" for a more balanced lifestyle.
Eric Boam Humans are built to process complexity. Indeed, we are faced with unprecedented levels of complexity practically every moment of every day. While this flow can be potentially overwhelming, humans are evolved to make sense of the deluge.
Technology Doesn't Make Us Less Social; It Just Changes The Way We Socialize Techdirt As the technology we hold in the palms of our hands continues to become more immersive, the narrative is pushed that smartphones and tablets are turning us into...
A new survey finds that major platforms rank relatively low when it comes to user satisfaction. That malaise needn't hurt your online efforts, though. (Does irritation with social networks mean trouble for your brand?
Since the dawn of the internet, people have been sharing digital nuggets of information, insight and entertainment. The act of sharing has become second na (The Psychology of Sharing: What Kind of Sharer Are You?