Share on Facebook Graduating is a special honor to be celebrated by anyone, but when you have been faced with challenges throughout life, there's even more reason to jump up and down for getting your diploma. Carlos Neria might have Down syndrome, but that didn't stop him from bouncing across the stage when his name was called at his high school graduation. Save As soon as his name was called, Carlos jumped up and danced across to reach the principal and the teachers who were on the stage so that he could receive his diploma.
Entrepreneurs, Job-Hoppers, and personal life among Millennials. And their employers - including their largest employer, the military.
No, that's too long. From Google engineering to lifestyle and marketing, products and networks compete for our ever-diminishing attention. Cognitive research suggests that our cognitive life and limits are important to understand.
While great attention is devoted to the social and marketing potential - good and bad- what are we doing to our thinking? Social Media's Small, Positive Role in Human Relationships Atlantic Monthly, 25 April A thoughtful perspective on the implications of life today, drawing upon psychology and sociology, the research on 'loneliness', online therapy, 'talking to bots', and the finding of Turkle and others regarding aspects of alienation or depersonalization.
With links to some of the source material. Science Now host looks at Google's 'smart approach' with 'Google Glass' - a "wearable gadget Brain-controlled headphones play music based on your mood dvice.
Mico the device may be partnering with Spotify for this. Details and related stories.
Reading, wRiting, and Role-Playing. We're online even after death.
How are we changing - as a species? Slate, 3 May More research on 'the myth of multi-tasking' and the impact on attention span, focus, and ability to study and learn with constantly-divided attention.
It's a 'Social Burden', Pew Study Finds Huffington Post, 21 May When does keeping up with massive social data-sharing stop being fun and start to be experienced more as a burden or impediment to more natural social interaction? The time may be coming sooner than expected, perhaps even helped along by Facebook and Twitter, etc.
Whether it's the power of the device or the social influence of peers and marketers, there is little doubt about the pervasive impact Facebook has had on lifestyles. Not only does Facebook make us do things, but it loves how we 'like' and suggest things for our 'friends' to buy.
Facebook made me like it, share it, friend it A brief snapshot from a demographic and marketing perspective. Serious treatment combining some now-familiar components of 'detox' support and cognitive-behavioral therapy.
Kimberly Young, a pioneer in the identification, treatment, and study of 'Internet Addiction'. This is the first inpatient program of its kind. Merissa Orzack launched the first hospital-based treatment program for ' computer addiction ' inalthough it was on an outpatient basis.
The headline declares the results 'groundbreaking' and - among the Facebook-connected world, which is virtually everyone - proclaims how word-use analysis can "provide an unprecedented window into the psychological world of people with a given trait.
Great for marketers and whom else? The Neuroscience of Facebook: With a bit of neuroscience to suggest how connection - via Facebook, of course - is making the collective brains of the planet 'happy'.
Make a Plan to Manage Kids' Media Use USA Today, 28 Oct A report on the new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics which proposes family 'media plans', given how "exposure to TV, smartphones, computers, tablets, and all forms of social media play a dominant role in the lives of American kids and teens Includes several resources including a link to healthychildren.(And we all know how absolutely pure and moral and virtuous THAT organization is.) such a weapon in a safe manner and for entertainment purposes only.
Myers' 'Social Psychology' textbook. Disclaimer: All content is provided for fun and entertainment purposes only Our content is created to the best of our knowledge, yet it is of general nature and cannot in any way substitute an individual consultation by your doctor.
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Jan 26, · There is a kind of entertainment called social experiments, aptly pranks, where the experimenters find strangers and put them in convoluted situations to see their r-bridal.com are very fun to watch, and sometimes even used to show some sort of pervasive problem in a group of people. Dec 11, · 11 Responses to ““The Psychology of the Photoplay”, Hugo Munsterberg” aquijije November 6, at pm # In The Photoplay: A Psychological Study, Hugo argues that early film wasn’t just for entertainment purposes, but to spread the knowledge of .
I honestly believe most reality is for pure entertainment purposes. This may be different for everybody, but most of the time I dont put myself in the other person's shoes.
I mean, of course when I watch game shows, I try to play along and say 'oh my gosh, If I were playing right now i could've been the big winner!'.