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Media Coverage

PBS NewsHour,
‘How removing ‘likes’ from Instagram could affect our mental health” by Jamie Leventhal, November 25, 2019.

The New York Times, “‘Screen time’ is over” by Ben Carey, May 31, 2019.

Newsweek, “Donald Trump presidency linked to spikes in Americans Tweeting about feeling embarrassed” by Kashmira Gander, March 27, 2019.

The Atlantic, “Americans are getting secondhand embarrassment from Trump” by Olga Khazan, March 27, 2019.

The Washington Post, “New study finds social media junkies make riskier decisions” by Cat Zakrzewski, January 10, 2019.

Scientific American, “Are social networking sites controlling your mind?” by Simon McCarthy-Jones, December 8, 2017.

The Wall Street Journal, “Am I really addicted to Facebook?” by Geoffrey Fowler, February 1, 2017.

The Washington Post, “The surprising truth about how Twitter hasn’t changed your brain” by Caitlin Dewey, March 21, 2016.

Vice, “Five social media quirks that could tell neuroscientists more about our brains” by Emiko Jozuka, November 11, 2015.

The Huffington Post, “Are we addicted to Facebook, or are we just addicted to ourselves?” by Judson Brewer, October 14, 2014.

NPR, “Neuroscientists in Berlin find link between reward activity and social media use” by Monika Müller-Kroll, October 31, 2013.

Time Magazine, “This is your brain on Facebook” by Maia Szalavitz, August 31, 2013.

NBC News, “Addicted to Facebook fame? Blame your brain’s nucleus accumbens” by Alan Boyle, August 30, 2013.

The Los Angeles Times, “Sex, food, Facebook: Are they all linked in the mind?” by Geoffrey Mohan, August 29, 2013.

CBS News, “Excessive Social Media Usage Is Comparable To Drug Addiction, Study Finds,” January 27, 2019