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How Technology Makes Us Better Social Beings

How Technology Makes Us Better Social Beings | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Sociologist Keith Hampton believes technology and social networking affect our lives in some very positive ways

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Do E-Books Make It Harder to Remember What You Just Read?

Do E-Books Make It Harder to Remember What You Just Read? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
I received a Kindle for my birthday, and enjoying "light reading," in addition to the dense science I read for work, I immediately loaded it with mysteries by my favorite authors.
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» Is There an App for Monitoring Your Happiness?

» Is There an App for Monitoring Your Happiness? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
I recently ran across two different, new apps in development for smartphones and iPhones, both of which purport to measure a person's mental health, happiness...
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People Lie More When Texting

People Lie More When Texting | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Sending a text message leads people to lie more often than in other forms of communication

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Can Technology Change Human Nature?

Can Technology Change Human Nature? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Technology has slowly emerged that allows us to change the operation of the human brain. So far this technology has been staggeringly primitive, the equivalent of trying to adjust a computer with a sledgehammer.


Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge, Sakis Koukouvis
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Attention Alert: A Study on Distraction Reveals Some Surprises

Attention Alert: A Study on Distraction Reveals Some Surprises | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Distractions from our brains hurt as much or more than those from our tech!

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Hypersexuality and Technology is A Dangerous Mix!

Hypersexuality and Technology is A Dangerous Mix! | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

What Are Some of the Consequence of Hypersexual and Sex Addiction?

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How Technological Distractions Destroy Connections

How Technological Distractions Destroy Connections | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

A college student observes how technology thwarts campus relationships

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Why Adolescents Overuse Technology, and What We Can Do About It

Why Adolescents Overuse Technology, and What We Can Do About It | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Find a neutral place for your teenager's phone during the night

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Samsung develops emotion-sensing smartphone

Samsung develops emotion-sensing smartphone | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Judging by an early prototype Samsung Galaxy S II developed by a wing of Samsung's huge R&D group, your smartphone might soon block you from posting tweets and status updates, depending on your emotional state.
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New way to gain a clear view of the Brain | KurzweilAI

New way to gain a clear view of the Brain | KurzweilAI | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
A group of Japanese neuroscientists is trying to peer into the mind --- literally.

 

They have devised a way to turn the brain’s opaque gray matter into a glassy, see-through substance that could help neuroscientists map the brain’s underlying architecture, the “connectome.”

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