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What kind of profile picture do you have on Facebook? Is it a close-up shot of your lovely face with little background visible? Or is it zoomed out, so that you appear against a wider context?
This time a year ago the button was pressed to launch the Society’s redesigned website. 
Are social media like Twitter and Facebook changing the way we complain when we have received poor service from a company?
Mobile phone users can be surprisingly truthful when sending messages, new research has suggested.
A number of similarities have been found between addiction to Facebook and alcohol dependence.
People who are excluded online can feel just as bad as those who are left out in real life.
Young people often feel lost without their mobile phones, with many finding the prospect of going without their handset unbearable.
The dynamics of traditional bullying and cyberbullying are not the same, new research has found.
Free online resources for academics and students wanting to develop skills in qualitative research will be demonstrated at the British Psychological Society’s Annual Conference in London on Thursday 19 April 2012.
Dr Emma Short C Psychol took part in the BBC3 programme The Anti-Social Network on Monday 19 March.
Although some research has suggested a link between violent video games and aggression, causation cannot be proved, says Impacts of Video Games - a b
'Cyberloafing' means frittering away work time on an unrelated online activity, whether it be web comics, perusing news sites or watching the 1982 snooker championship final.
A psychological challenge for older people is to deal with the restrictions that old age places on their way of life. Could playing the Wii could be a way for them to socialise and be more active?
The human tendency to form groups can turn ugly when we derogate non-members and start seeing them as somehow lesser people.
Do children who spend a significant amount of time playing video games experience attention difficulties as a consequence?
Although intended to make people better connected, mobile phones may be making users less socially-minded.
Blogging can be a beneficial exercise for teenagers suffering from social anxiety.
In the 1970s the roboticist Masahiro Mori noticed a curious phenomenon. As robots became more human-like, their appeal increases - but only up to a point. When their human likeness became too realistic, their appeal plunges.
A study reported on our Research Digest suggests there are meaningful differences in the personality profiles of people who useTwitter and Facebo
Scientists have devised a way in which a person's internal voices can be decoded.
Banish the thought that smart phones reduce stress levels.
When it comes to job hunting, candidates no longer have to worry simply about their CV, interview skills and aptitude for psychometric tests, they also need to think about that drunken photograph or snide comment they put up on Facebook six months
Psychologists are analysing the results of an experiment that saw a crew of six spend 520 days living in conditions designed to replicate those they would experience on a voyage to Mars.
Individuals may be highly influenced to choose a brand that is advertised on their own social media web pages, a new study has suggested.
A technology business boss has stated his plans to ban internal email at his organisations will improve his business's dynamic, encouraging employees to communicate internally by other means.
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