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Can social media make you think less deeply? Two psychologists recently conducted a study to find out. They asked college students how many hours they spent texting or using social media. Then they asked the students how much time they spent thinking about their personal goals and values. The study found that college students who spent more time on social media were less likely to think deeply about their life goals. However, the psychologists aren’t sure if the students’ social media use caused this pattern, or if people who are less introspective are just more drawn to social media.

Read more about the social media study and its results.

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