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"Facebocrastination"? Predictors of using Facebook for procrastination and its effects on students' well-being
Procrastinating with popular online media such as Facebook has been suggested to impair users well-being, particularly among students. Expand
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Permanently online and permanently connected: Development and validation of the Online Vigilance Scale
Permanently online and permanently connected: Development and validation of the Online Vigilance Scale. Expand
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Permanently online and permanently procrastinating? The mediating role of Internet use for the effects of trait procrastination on psychological health and well-being
A growing number of studies suggest that Internet use plays a significant role in explaining the detrimental effects of trait procrastination on psychological health and well-being. Expand
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Coping with Stress or Losing Control? Facebook-induced Strains Among Emerging Adults as a Consequence of Escapism versus Procrastination
Facebook use has been associated with a number of negative effects on emerging adults’ academic performance and well-being. We propose two distinct modes of Facebook use that may each uniquelyExpand
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The Positive Side of Social Comparison on Social Network Sites: How Envy Can Drive Inspiration on Instagram
A growing body of research finds social network sites (SNS) such as Instagram to facilitate social comparison and the emotional experience of envy in everyday life, with harmful effects for users' well-being. Expand
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Procrastination out of Habit? The Role of Impulsive Versus Reflective Media Selection in Procrastinatory Media Use
ABSTRACT The pervasive access to media options seriously challenges users’ self-regulatory abilities. One example of deficient self-regulation in the context of media use isExpand
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The Relationship Between Trait Procrastination, Internet Use, and Psychological Functioning: Results From a Community Sample of German Adolescents
Adolescents with a strong tendency for irrational task delay (i.e., high trait procrastination) may be particularly prone to use Internet applications simultaneously to other tasks (e.g., duringExpand
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The relationship between online vigilance and affective well-being in everyday life: Combining smartphone logging with experience sampling
Through communication technology, users find themselves constantly connected to others to such an extent that they routinely develop a mind-set of connectedness. This mind-set has been defined as o...
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Mind-Wandering and Mindfulness as Mediators of the Relationship Between Online Vigilance and Well-Being
We investigated whether being constantly vigilant is related to cognitive consequences in the form of increased mind-wandering and decreased mindfulness and examined the resulting implications for well-being. Expand
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