A recent Wall Street Journal article about Neuroscientist looking into the effects of on-line activity says there are some positives to our internet interactions.
Their research came up with a number of areas that suggests we see improvement through social media and even silly cat videos…
Comments from people we know and care about improves are well-being
Apparently when we post about personal events on social media sites they are better able to remember them later.
When we post profile photos of ourselves with our significant other we apparently feeling more satisfied with are relationship and closer to our partner s than those who don’t
Because we tend to post positive events, checking our profile “reminds us of the aspects of ourselves that are going well and our social connectedness, so it makes us feel better,”
Sharing difficult moments tends to bring out positive and uplifting comments from others
Watching silly cat videos apparent makes us significantly happier, more content and more energized after watching the video—as well as less anxious, less annoyed and less sad.
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