Technology

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Both off and online bullying can have a marked impact on young people, new research has found.

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Morale in the workplace can be improved by allowing employees to take part in work-sponsored internal social networking sites.

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Using global positioning systems (GPS) could prove of benefit to people diagnosed with dementia.

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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

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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?

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Two psychologists from Cambridgeshire, in partnership with Cambridge University, have developed an app for the iPad and iPhone to help children learn to read.

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With over a billion users worldwide, Facebook has become a fundamental part of social life.

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We used to rely on word-of-mouth or expert critics to help us choose our purchases, be that a planned holiday or a movie rental.

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There's all sorts of alarmist talk in the media about people becoming addicted to their mobile phones, especially youngsters.

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Teenagers are provided with a sense of belonging by using their mobile phones and visiting social networking websites.

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Women are more likely to express their feelings through emoticons in text messages than their male counterparts.

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A limit should be placed on the amount of time a child spends in front of screens, it has been suggested.

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Sports journalists may show more bias on social media sites than they do in their newspaper reports.

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New research published in the Journal of Communication suggests that children may learn about gossiping and friend manipulation by watching television sh

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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’.

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People are using social network sites to check up on the activities of their former partners, new research has found.

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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?

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People who cooperate when playing violent video games are unlikely to act aggressively as a result of becoming immersed in the titles.

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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.

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Time spent on social networking sites comes at the expense of other activities – including physical activity.

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Research published in the journal The Information Society suggests that people do not dislike the information overload they have to contend with

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Addiction to the internet may be a real problem and not simply a figment of a person's imagination.

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A link between aggression and media violence has been suggested by a new study.

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If you're planning on flying any time soon, you may not want to follow this link.

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There is no connection between depression and social network sites, new research has suggested.

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