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Selected Articles

Below you'll find links to selected articles based on social scientific research. The articles from Medium are free from the site's paywall.

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Is Your Phone Affecting Your Relationships?

Research shows that spending too much time on your phone can not only affect your mind, but it can also cause problems with your loved ones.

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Is Media Coverage Responsible for the Surge in COVID-19?

Media outlets are often accused of sensationalizing news. How news media frame a topic can imply who is responsible for the cause and resolution of issues.

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What Research Shows About Internet Trolls

It might be tempting to respond to an Internet troll, but it might not be wise. They only want to get a rise out of your reaction. 

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How Conspiracy Theories Get 'Laundered' in Cyberspace

A conspiracy theory might not have credibility at first, but as it cycles through various media, it gets "cleaned." It therefore can affect public opinion and challenge democracy.

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