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'I don't even remember what I read': People enter a 'dissociative state' when using social media

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UW likened the state to being transported into another world when reading a good book, for instance. Researchers developed a platform similar to Twitter to show how some people space out while scrolling. Team also designed intervention strategies that social media platforms could use to help people have more control over their online experiences.
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'I don't even remember what I read': People enter a 'dissociative state' when using social media

Researchers found that people might not be 'addicted' to social media. Instead they get stuck in a state of dissociation, like what happens when you are reading a good book.

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‘I Don’t Even Remember What I Read’: People Enter a ‘Dissociative State’ When Using Social Media

Researchers at the University of Washington found that people might not be 'addicted' to social media. Instead they get stuck in a state of dissociation, like w

3 months ago·Charlottesville, United States
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UW study shows people enter ‘dissociative state’ while using social media

Do you space out while scrolling through posts on Facebook? The University of Washington says if so, it doesn't mean you're addicted to social media.

3 months ago·Seattle, United States
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'I don't even remember what I read': People enter a 'dissociative state' when using social media

Sometimes when we are reading a good book, it's like we are transported into another world and we stop paying attention to what's around us.

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‘I don’t even remember what I read’: People enter a ‘dissociative state’ when using social media

Researchers at the University of Washington wondered if people enter a state of dissociation when surfing social media, and if that explains why users might feel out of control after spending so much...

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‘I don’t even remember what I read’: People enter a ‘dissociative state’ when using social media

In a challenge led by the University of Washington, researchers confirmed that some folks enter a state of dissociation much like daydreaming when browsing social media. The staff designed an app known as Chirp, which was related to individuals’ Twitter accounts. Via Chirp, customers’ likes and tweets seem on the true social media platform, however researchers can management folks’s expertise, including new options or fast pop-up surveys. Proven…

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