How Social Media Is Destroying Our Brains

Social media is addicting – practically all of us have dealt with this. Are instagram and facebook on your side? No, they are built to profit off of your need for connection, while they truly have a very negative effect on our psychology.

Ways Social Media Ruins Everything
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/feeling-it/201603/3-ways-social-media-ruins-everything

Social Media Affects Our Brains
https://www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2017/06/30/a-run-down-of-social-medias-effects-on-our-mental-health/#75e6fa492e5a

Facebook Predicts Decline in Subjective Well-Being
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0069841&mbid=synd_msnhealth

Social Media Use and Social Isolation
https://www.ajpmonline.org/article/S0749-3797(17)30016-8/fulltext

Why Social Media Makes Us Bitter
https://www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2013/01/22/jealous-of-your-facebook-friends-why-social-media-makes-us-bitter/#6fc23e4e35cc

Facebook’s Emotional Consequences
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0747563214001241

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Thanks to Tristan Reed (writing), Troy W. Hudson (VO) for helping to create this video!

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