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Study sheds light on how fake news affects us

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Fake news is a problem. Fake facts are even a bigger problem. A study by Jumpshot found that Facebook referrals accounted for 50% of total traffic to fake news sites and 20% of total traffic to credible news sites. So, what can fake news and facts do to us? The …

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What is psychology?

Psychology

It is amazing to see the kind of interest psychology generates. For many of us, at the first glance, psychology does seem like an interesting and simple subject to master. But very soon, we realize it is not so. And, the more we read about psychology, the more we will …

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News from around the Web – July 31, 2016

School children and psychology

In this edition, we have an article talking about the need to include psychology as a mainstream subject in schools, a study explaining why narcissists are attractive, a fascinating story on how scientists have grown a human brain in a lab! Keeping it real Education is the only means to …

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Social media and its influence on teens

Social media

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been churning out articles on psychology studies pertaining to social media. This post is essentially aimed at aggregating all the studies and the results and to find out the bigger picture — understanding the different forces at play, the driving factors and positive and …

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Can self-esteem be influenced by Facebook?

Self-esteem. Photo: Kiran Foster/Flickr

For many, Facebook (or any other social network) is an extension of their real-world personality. How we decide to pose in our photos, what photos get the nod to get published, the posts we share and like, the arguments we enter into, are all process of us reinforcing an image …

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