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Citation: Okholm, D. (2008). ENVY: THE SILENT KILLER. American Benedictine Review, 59(2), 121-140. In Dennis Okholm’s, The Silent Killer, the author explores psychology, but more specifically the psychology of envy and the difference between envy and jealousy. He explains that the differences are crucial but both involve this idea of comparisons and contrasts. He begins the journal […]

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Nugget #4

Citation: Nitzburg, G. C., & Farber, B. A. (2013). Putting Up Emotional (Facebook) Walls? Attachment Status and Emerging Adults’ Experiences of Social Networking Sites. Journal Of Clinical Psychology, 69(11), 1183-1190. doi:10.1002/jclp.22045 Article link: http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/technology/2013/07/instagram_and_self_esteem_why_the_photo_sharing_network_is_even_more_depressing.html Symone’s blog: http://rampages.us/symonesworld/2014/06/12/inquiry-project-week-1/ Scholarly article link: http://proxy.library.vcu.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=ip,url,cookie,uid&db=a9h&AN=59930294&site=ehost-live&scope=site In, Maria Kalpidou, Ph.D., Dan Costin, M.A., and Jessica Morris, B.A., The Relationship Between Facebook […]

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EBSCO Assignment

  1. What are the underlying motives behind Instagram users? And how has these motives impacted society? 2. Social media and motives -social media and self esteem -social media and Instagram -social media and study -social media and societal impact 3. I plan on reading An Analysis of Self-Construals, Motivations, Facebook Use, and User Satisfaction; […]

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Research Nugget #3

Article Citation APA: Jessica Winter.Selfie-Loathing: Instagram is even more depressing than Facebook. Here’s why . Retrieved from http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/technology/2013/07/instagram_and_self_esteem_why_the_photo_sharing_network_is_even_more_depressing.html Link to article: http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/technology/2013/07/instagram_and_self_esteem_why_the_photo_sharing_network_is_even_more_depressing.html Link to blog post: http://rampages.us/sburlaaay/2014/07/01/research-nugget-1/ In Jessica Winter’s, Selfie-Loathing: Instagram is even more depressing than Facebook. Here’s why, the author discusses the shocking realities and truth behind the ever so popular social media sites such […]

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Inquiry Project Proposal #2

The design, visual, and voice are crucial components to writing and even presentations. This idea of connecting with others and getting them engaged and to get them thinking. I thought this assignment fit perfectly because it is important to start to think about how to go about our inquiry projects in a way that is […]

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Concept Experience #4: Curating an Ultra-rich Environment: Twitter Experience

In Concept Experience #4, I found that participating in Twitter with all of the Univ 200 class to be challenging because not a lot of people were involved. It was also a bit frustrating as well because I stayed on Twitter for two days non-stop and did not find many students who had a similar […]

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Research Nugget #2

Instagram, the underlying source that has captured the minds of most of the youth, from its variety of popular filters to its easy three second upload of endless selfies and pretty shots of landmarks in our camera roll; Instagram has this ability to turn our lives into a picture perfect story book. The basis of […]

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Research Nugget #1

In Jodie Gummow’s, “7 Telltale Signs Social Media Is Killing Your Self-Esteem”, the author delves into the psychological and sociological impact of social media. Something that once seemed like a simple connection with friends and family is turning into a low self-confidence issue, which is seen especially in youth. Throughout the article, the author points […]

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Computer Lib/Dream Machine: What’s next for media? (nugget post)

“I have not mentioned the emotions. Movies and books, music and even architecture have for all of us been part of important emotional moments. The same is going to happen with the new media. To work at a highly responsive computer display screen, for instance, can be deeply exciting, like flying an airplane through a […]

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Inquiry Project Post #3: The motive behind Instagram users?!

QUICK NOTE: I changed my research topic to Instagram and its impact on society so it is no longer in relation to whatever individuals posted in the comments below)   I am studying social media but more specifically Instagram and its impact on society because i want to know what the motives behind Instagram users […]

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