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People who post messages about their emotional state on social media such as Facebook could be unwittingly affecting the mood of their friends, according to a new
Online gamers may be enjoying an expansion of their social lives, rather than suffering ill-effects because of its contraction, according to new research.
Teenagers could be putting themselves at risk of a range of psychological issues because they are spending too much time on electronic devices and not enough time sleeping, according to a new
Special Group For Independent Practitioners Supporting the needs of independent practitioners to combine competently and ethically their psychological practice with the necessity to develop and maintain a business.
A growing number of young people are contacting ChildLine after experiencing bullying via the internet. The charity dealt with 2,410 cases of online bullying during 2011-12, but this went up to 4,507 during 2012-13.
More than 20 years after it made its debut, email is still a vital form of communication in the workplace.
People who are feeling under pressure and overloaded at work may be using the internet compulsively in their free time as a coping mechanism. That is the finding of research being presented today at our Division of Occupational Psychology's Annual Conference in Brighton.
Computer games are increasingly being introduced to the classroom to assist with a child's learning.
After Aaron Alexis shot dead 12 people at the Navy Yard in Washington DC in September, media outlets were quick to highlight his reported enjoyment of violent video games.
Personality trait clues can be gathered by looking at an individual's Facebook use, new research has suggested.
Psychology can play an important part in shaping the development of video games. This is according to Cyberpsychologist Berni Good, a member of the British Psychological Society, who is to speak on the matter at the upcoming F2P Summit.
A new study reported by our Research Digest blog looks at the effect on reader reaction of initial positive and negative reactions on the web.
This conference will provide a forum for the discussion of how EPs can keep in the current lead position in VIG training and supervision in the UK. It will be of interest to any Psychologists who are considering taking up Video Interaction
Young adults who use the social networking site Facebook may feel worse about themselves as a result of doing so.
Parental education, not better filtering, is the key to keeping children safe online. That is the view of Society member and internet author Graham Jones.
Young people are more likely to be distracted when walking than their older counterparts.
Elderly people are now able to combat loneliness by developing new friendships online.
Viewing themselves taking part in virtual scenarios could prove beneficial for people suffering from social anxiety.
People often trust the reviews they read online, new research has shown.
The Olympic gold medallist Greg Searle is taking part in one of the sessions we are sponsoring at the Cheltenham Science Festival today. Searle, who won the coxed pairs at Barcelona 1992 with his brother Jonny and cox Garry Herbert and a bronze at London 2012, is taking part in a session on “The mind of an Olympic champion”.
New findings published in Annals of Behavioral Medicine suggest that internet-based stress management (ISM) programmes are effective in reducing stre
Students behave in different ways when it comes to using social media for academic purposes.
Statistical logic means that your lover has probably had more sexual partners than you. Similarly, at the gym, most of the other users train more frequently than you.
Why is it so annoying to hear a person chatting away in public on their mobile phone?
The pages people choose to 'like' on Facebook can provide an insight into their personality, new research has found.
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