Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Examining relations between locus of control, loneliness, subjective well-being, and preference for online social interaction .

Lonely, unhappy, and externally controlled students are more likely to be engaged in social media. The authors of this study hypothesize that improving locus of control, decreasing loneliness, and promoting happiness may help reduce problematic Internet use among students.  (Psychol Rep. 2015 Jan 26.)
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