Facebook And Smartphones Becoming New Tools For Psychological Science Research

Psychological researchers have now discovered in two recent studies that social media and technology reveal a lot about someone’s personality and the way they think. The studies, featured in the journal Perspectives on Psychological Science, describe how media and technology reveal and also change a person’s mental state, and also how technological trends change the questions that psychological scientists are asking and how they formulate the questions.

Apart from attracting people from all walks of life that have joined Facebook since its launch, as well as Wall Street investors, the 800-plus-million strong social media giant has also gained the recognition of social scientists, who have taken the opportunity to incorporate the site into their programs, as they realize its value to broaden their research… Read more

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