Technology

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.
A free, informal public event being held in Oxford this evening (14 March) will look at the psychological pressure that a mission to Mars might place on astronauts and the lessons about team-working this can teach us back on Earth. The meeting is organised by our West Midlands Branch and will take place at the Wig and Pen, 9-13 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AU from 7 to 9 p.m.
Having many Facebook friends could help to boost a person's social capital, new research has suggested.
Any efforts to tackle the problem of online dating scams should take the emotional state of the person being conned into account.
Young adults are successfully maintaining a healthy balance of personal and electronic social networking.
Both off and online bullying can have a marked impact on young people, new research has found.
Morale in the workplace can be improved by allowing employees to take part in work-sponsored internal social networking sites.
Using global positioning systems (GPS) could prove of benefit to people diagnosed with dementia.
The Society’s Research Digest blog, edited by Dr Christian Jarrett, now broke the 25,000-follower barrier on Twitter this week and is also ju
Say you wanted your Facebook pic or Twitter avatar to convey to the world that you have a particular personality type, different from how you really are, would you be able to pose in a such a way to achieve this?
Two psychologists from Cambridgeshire, in partnership with Cambridge University, have developed an app for the iPad and iPhone to help children learn to read.
With over a billion users worldwide, Facebook has become a fundamental part of social life.
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