Contrary to conventional wisdom, people tend to wind down rather than whip themselves into a frenzy while browsing Facebook and Twitter, according to a prize-winning dissertation by a newly minted Ph.D. from UC Berkeley's ...
Some individual animals are prone to social isolation, new research suggests.
Online social networking has revolutionized the way people communicate and interact with one another, despite idiosyncrasies we all love to hate—think top-10 lists of the most annoying people and habits on social media.
Older women are more vulnerable to financial difficulties than older men, with their employment history and family circumstances impacting on pension income and ability to save.
You can still live large in a small town.
If you're materialistic, you're likely to use Facebook more frequently and intensely. A new paper in Heliyon reveals that materialistic people see and treat their Facebook friends as "digital objects," and have significantly ...
When it comes to selfies, appearance is (almost) everything.
Cultures change, and new generations are born out of those changes. For many, this might sound obvious.
Climbing the economic ladder depends on personality traits as well as financial and social background according to research from the University of Aberdeen.
The idea of a life lived modestly is gaining traction. Ten years ago, Samantha Weinberg, a mother of two young children, spent a year not shopping. Her aim was to reduce her environmental impact. The next year, Mark Boyle, ...