Tag: social

Seven Social Processes that grease the slippery slope of evil

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• Dehumanization of Others
• De-individuation of Self (anonymity)
• Diffusion of Personal Responsibility
• Blind Obedience to Authority
• Uncritical conformity to group Norms
• Passive tolerance of evil through inaction or indifference..MORE: /blog.ted

Researchers Study Effects Of Social Media On Young Minds

 Researchers took teenagers, stuck them in the brain scanner and observed them as they engaged with social media. Lauren Sherman – she’s a researcher at UCLA – she told me that she and her colleagues wanted to analyze the effects that social media has on young minds. They had the intuition that, besides all the conversations that happen on social media, there was something about mediums like Twitter and Instagram that was qualitatively different than interactions in the physical world…more www.npr.org