Study Links Social Media Addicts, Substance Abusers
|01/16/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Addicted to social media? That’s not just an expression anymore. Scientists have found a connection between excessive social media use and behavior associated with substance abuse.
Researchers at Michigan State University and Monash University in Australia found that heavy social media users tended to make riskier decisions usually seen in drug addicts.
“Around one-third of humans on the planet are using social media, and some of these people are displaying maladaptive, excessive use of these sites,” said Dar Meshi, the study’s lead author and assistant professor at Michigan State University in the U.S.
“Our findings will hopefully motivate the field to take social read more >>>