Understanding Online Behaviour through ‘The Online Disinhibition Effect’

While online, some people behave in a manner that is different from how they would in person. For better or for worse, their online behaviour could be more generous and…

mental health awareness week

Mental Health Awareness Week

This week in the UK it is Mental Health Awareness Week; from the 14th – 20th May and today I’d like to dedicate this article to increase awareness of mental…

Did you know a third of Twitter accounts are fake bots?

After reading an article in the New York Times published last week titled ‘The Follower Factor’ it has been uncovered the extend to which celebrities, businesses, politicians, scientist and many…

Do “Brain-Training” Programs Work?

I remember when the first brain training game arrived on the Nintendo DS ‘Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training; How Old is your Brain?’ and watched my mother sit night after night…

The Social Media Detox

So it’s January and we’ve all overindulged in one way or another over the festive period (or just the previous year in general) and therefore created a detox program for…