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"The Daily Dot" featured Dyson professor Leora Trub in "The steep psychological price we pay for social media"

06/25/2018

"The Daily Dot" featured Dyson professor Leora Trub in "The steep psychological price we pay for social media"

Even while you’re sleeping, your social media persona is engaging with the world. This “always on” mentality is shaping the psychology of a generation—for good or ill.

Having 24/7 social media in the palm of your hand means you’re never more than a “like” or text away from your spouse, your parents, your ex, or your job. This is a fundamentally different way to live than all previous generations.

This week on 2 Girls 1 Podcast, Alli and Jen (actors who perform weird internet stuff on stage) talk to Dr. Leora Trub, a psychology professor at Pace University, who has authored numerous studies about the power our phones have on mental wellness.

Read the article and listen to the podcast.