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What Your Facebook Account Says About Your Brain

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Why do some people have thousands of friends on Facebook and others have just a few? It turns out that it depends on the size of their brain.

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Facebook Use Affects Mood Differently To Stress And Relaxation

Facebook Use Affects Mood Differently To Stress And Relaxation | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Researchers measured people's physical and psychological responses while they used Facebook, performed a stressful task, or just relaxed, and found each of these activities appears to have a different effect on mood and arousal.

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What Your Facebook Picture Reveals About You

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A new study surveyed 92 college students during their first semester at school, who had a Facebook profile picture that could be coded for smile intensity, and followed them for 3.5 years.

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Are We Lonelier on Facebook, Online?

Are We Lonelier on Facebook, Online? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
A year can't go by now without some pundit, writer, or researcher weighing in on how the more technology infiltrates our lives, the lonelier we've become.
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Facebook: The Psychology of Social Media

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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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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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More Facebook friends linked to bigger brain areas

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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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