The net and the brain: does social media cause depression?

  You can learn from your search history.   Congratulations to Mark because Facebook comes in handy for once. As one of the first social media applications that went big, it became also the most researched. To start we know that every user looks at a different homepage. So your world, when not disputed by … Continue reading The net and the brain: does social media cause depression?

The net and the brain: can social media improve your life?

In the previous part of the series ‘The net and the brain’ you could read that we can become addicted to the net. Although it was suggested that we don’t become addicted to the medium per se but to the experiences it gives us. The small hits of dopamine can add up and result in … Continue reading The net and the brain: can social media improve your life?