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EBSCOhost: Status Update: "I'm So Glamorous"

A study of Facebook users shows how narcissism and low self-esteem can be interrelated.

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The Psychology of Social Networking | Therapy Stew

The Psychology of Social Networking | Therapy Stew | The Psychology of Social Media | Scoop.it
Social media is changing the way connect with each other. This can have both a positive and negative impact of our self-esteem and sense of self.
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Psychologists Use Social Networking Behavior to Predict Personality Type - Technology Review

Psychologists Use Social Networking Behavior to Predict Personality Type - Technology Review | The Psychology of Social Media | Scoop.it
The ability to automatically determine personality type could change the way social networks target services to users...
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Fretting Over Decisions

Fretting Over Decisions | The Psychology of Social Media | Scoop.it
Rejecting the need for certainty can keep the smallest decisions from paralyzing us.
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Loran Northey's curator insight, February 8, 9:23 AM

Make a decision and then decide that it's the right one! :-) 

Loran Northey's curator insight, February 8, 9:25 AM

Don't fret pet! 

Make a decision and then decide that it's the right one :-) 

Change it later if you like, but decide and act, NOW! 

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Deepak Chopra: The Mideast Protests, Social Networks & the Global Brain

Deepak Chopra: The Mideast Protests, Social Networks & the Global Brain | The Psychology of Social Media | Scoop.it
The future of the Middle East looks like a race between the mullahs and the iPad—and despite recent setbacks, social networks are rewiring our brains to topple traditional barriers, says Deepak Chopra, author of God: A Story of Revelation.
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Facebook Surveillance of Former Romantic Partners: Associations with Post-Breakup Recovery and Personal Growth

Facebook Surveillance of Former Romantic Partners: Associations with Post-Breakup Recovery and Personal Growth | The Psychology of Social Media | Scoop.it

Facebook surveillance of former romantic partners can disrupt emotional recovery.  Let's take a look!

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7 Ways to Use Psychological Influence With Social Media Content

7 Ways to Use Psychological Influence With Social Media Content | The Psychology of Social Media | Scoop.it
Social media marketing with content created on the convergence of neuroscience, human psychology and group dynamics.
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Do You “Numb” Yourself with TV, Internet, Work?

Do You “Numb” Yourself with TV, Internet, Work? | The Psychology of Social Media | Scoop.it

By numbing ourselves to vulnerability, we also numb ourselves to love, belonging, creativity, and empathy.

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The net result: an irritable, addicted child gamer - Sydney Morning Herald

The net result: an irritable, addicted child gamer - Sydney Morning Herald | The Psychology of Social Media | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning HeraldThe net result: an irritable, addicted child gamerSydney Morning HeraldProfessor Kyrios, the director of the Brain and Psychological Sciences Research Centre, says more research would allow health professionals to diagnose children...
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