Technology

Teenagers are provided with a sense of belonging by using their mobile phones and visiting social networking websites.
Women are more likely to express their feelings through emoticons in text messages than their male counterparts.
A limit should be placed on the amount of time a child spends in front of screens, it has been suggested.
Sports journalists may show more bias on social media sites than they do in their newspaper reports.
New research published in the Journal of Communication suggests that children may learn about gossiping and friend manipulation by watching television sh
The Society’s Raising awareness of adult autism courses have been shortlisted for the 2012 E-Learning Awards in the category of ‘Excellence in the production of learning content - not for profit sector’.
People are using social network sites to check up on the activities of their former partners, new research has found.
You sit down for a chat with a new acquaintance but before you're even started they've placed their phone carefully on the table in front of them. Why? Are they waiting for a call? Do they just enjoy marvelling at its chic plastic beauty?
People who cooperate when playing violent video games are unlikely to act aggressively as a result of becoming immersed in the titles.
People who play on games consoles like the Nintendo Wii and Microsoft Xbox-Kinect are more likely to want to take more exercise, and just watching others play can encourage you to take exercise too.
Time spent on social networking sites comes at the expense of other activities – including physical activity.
Research published in the journal The Information Society suggests that people do not dislike the information overload they have to contend with
Addiction to the internet may be a real problem and not simply a figment of a person's imagination.
A link between aggression and media violence has been suggested by a new study.
If you're planning on flying any time soon, you may not want to follow this link.
There is no connection between depression and social network sites, new research has suggested.
Men and women are using the internet for different reasons, a new study has found.
Reading and writing blogs can help relieve stress in new mothers, new research has suggested.
There were scenes of great joy at Cern (European Organisation for Nuclear Research) after scientists reporting from the Large Hadron Collider announced a significant breakthrough.
Top Olympic athletes are using a new sports psychology mobile app developed by US Track and Field Sports Psychologist Dr Steve Portenga.
Young people often take a passive approach with regard to their involvement in social media.
Facebook and other social networking sites make people feel good about themselves, new research has suggested, but a British psychologist is sceptical.
People wish to stay in contact with their friends and families even when they are thousands of miles away on holiday.
Children who experience social anxiety may be able to overcome their fears with the help of avatar simulation, new research has found.
The wearing of face veils (the niqab) by Muslim women has become a politically sensitive issue in recent years.
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