Does Reducing Social Media Use Improve Body Image?

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Description: As a bit of a balance to the complex set of questions posed in one of my other recent posts looking at how we might theorize and do research about currently alarmingly high levels of teen anxiety (misery) lets consider a simpler but related research question. If some of the issues with wellbeing among… Read more »

Selfies as Symptoms?

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Description: What do you think about people to post a lot of Selfies on social media sites? The title of the article linked below hints at a causal relationship between the taking of Selfies and problems in one’s relationships. Read the article and maybe have a look at the research article it refers to and… Read more »