The Emerging Neuroscience of Social Media.

@article{Meshi2015TheEN,
  title={The Emerging Neuroscience of Social Media.},
  author={Dar B Meshi and Diana I. Tamir and Hauke R. Heekeren},
  journal={Trends in cognitive sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={19 12},
  pages={771-782}
}
Social media use is a global phenomenon, with almost two billion people worldwide regularly using these websites. As Internet access around the world increases, so will the number of social media users. Neuroscientists can capitalize on the ubiquity of social media use to gain novel insights about social cognitive processes and the neural systems that support them. This review outlines social motives that drive people to use social media, proposes neural systems supporting social media use, and… CONTINUE READING
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