The COVID-19 pandemic has postponed Coachella, cancelled the NBA this season, and spawned a new phrase: social distancing. In the United States, public health officials are recommending that even healthy people stay at home as much as possible. In fact, … Continue reading How to Practice Social Distancing in the Time of Coronavirus
Can the words we type and filters we use on social media really predict if we’re depressed or narcissistic? It’s looking that way… The latest evidence? Researchers from Stony Brook University and University of Pennsylvania developed an algorithm that can … Continue reading Social Media and Mental Illness: Can Instagram & Facebook Predict Depression & Narcissism?
Debra stared at the computer until her eyes went blurry. She closed them and shook her head. Why couldn’t she concentrate? Pulling out her smartphone, she checked her Facebook page. Funny. Her friend had posted a picture of her daughter … Continue reading Focus, Fatigue, and Facebook: Why You Just Can’t Concentrate