Social Media and Cell Phones Aid Scientific Research

A digital native is an individual born during the last 40 years. This cohort typically uses technology in many aspects of their daily life including work, play and social functions.

Many admit that the way in which they use social media and technology represents their personality and thought processes.

Accordingly, psychological researchers are investigating how new media and devices both reveal and change our mental states.

Two recent articles in the journal Perspectives on Psychological Science, a publication of the Association for Psychological Science, explore how trends in technology are changing the questions psychological scientists are asking and the ways they ask them… Read more

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