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Media Coverage

The Guardian, “Everyone is on their phones. But is it phone addiction we’re experiencing?” by Simar Bajaj, January 3, 2024.

CNN Podcast, “It’s Time to Stop Doom Scrolling” with Sanjay Gupta, March 22, 2022.

Forbes, “Get Happy: The Science Of Emotions And How To Harness Them For Happiness” by Tracy Brower, June 1, 2021.

The Washington Post, “Facebook, Instagram will let you hide ‘likes.’ If you want.” by Rachel Lerman, May 26, 2021.

US News and World Report, “Feeling Down? Support Via Social Media May Not Be Enough” by Alan Mozes, May 10, 2021.

Psychology Today, “Three Reasons Real-Life Social Support Is Best for Mental Health” by Christopher Bergland, May 9, 2021.

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.

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.