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Special Issue Current Opinion in Psychology edited by team AWeSome

Special Issue Current Opinion in Psychology edited by team AWeSome

The June edition of Current Opinion in Psychology (Volume 45) is a special issue on Social Media and Well-Being. It was edited by Patti Valkenburg, Ine Beyens, Adrian Meier and Mariek Vanden Abeele and contains 26 excellent reviews by over 50 authors.

The aim of this special issue is to address the question on how research on social media and well-being should advance and to inform researchers about the rapidly expanding volume of studies in this field. You can read the editorial  article here.

August 23, 2022

Project AweSome in New York Times

In a New York Times article Matt Richtel writes about depression and anxiety among adolescents and how social media affects this. The article mentions Project AWeSome's research to argue that some adolescents are more vulnerable for the influence of…

July 05, 2022

Patti Valkenburg guest on TV program Nieuwsuur

On 4 July Patti Valkenburg was invited as a guest on the current affairs program Nieuwsuur, where she was interviewed by Mariëlle Tweebeeke about 15 years of social media and how social media are affecting youth (in Dutch). 

A more extensive interview…

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by a NWO Spinoza Prize awarded to Patti Valkenburg

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