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The Media Psychology Effect: Examining the effect of applying theories in psychology through media to influence behavior

The Media Psychology Effect: Examining the effect of applying theories in psychology through media to influence behavior | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Is Media influencing your brain and your behavior through psychology?

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Facebook or Twitter: What does your choice of social networking site say about you?

Facebook or Twitter: What does your choice of social networking site say about you? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

A new study asks whether and how the way people use these sites is related to their personality, and whether there are personalty differences between people who prefer one site over the other.

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Media Violence Leads to Real Violence

Media Violence Leads to Real Violence | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Children and adolescents are exposed to violent images everyday and the line between reality and fiction is blurred. Now, the consequences of such exposure are becoming evident and recent studies show neurological adaptations and desensitization that lead to aggression and violence in real life

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Facebook: The Psychology of Social Media

Facebook: The Psychology of Social Media | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Wherever you get your news, from television, print media or the Internet, there are lots of stories about how ‘social media' is changing our behavior as consumers. The leader in this media segment is Facebook.

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BPS Research Digest: Psychology ignored and depression neglected in the media's coverage of mental health research

BPS Research Digest: Psychology ignored and depression neglected in the media's coverage of mental health research | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Research into some mental disorders receives disproportionate media coverage at the expense of other disorders. That's according to the first systematic study of the way the UK mass media covers mental illness.

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More Facebook friends linked to bigger brain areas

More Facebook friends linked to bigger brain areas | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have found a direct link between the number of friends a person has on Facebook and the size of certain brain regions, raising the possibility that using online social networks...

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