Nearly three-quarters of American adults use social media, so quitting Facebook — committing “virtual identity suicide” …
Does internet addiction warrant full-fledged in-patient rehab— or are there better ways to manage your Angry Birds and email-checking obsessions?
That little zing you get when someone “likes” your picture or sings your praises on Facebook? That’s the reward center in your brain getting a boost.
Obsessive internet users can undergo ‘comedowns’ similar to those experienced by people using ecstasy, researchers say.
A closer look at the data shows that media claims about the Web making us mad might be justified in newsstand sales, but not by science
America is having an addiction moment. Media headlines scream daily about new neuroscience findings on porn addiction, Internet addiction, food addiction and plain, old-fashioned drug addiction.
Fueling the debate over the existence of internet addiction, and new study from researchers at the University of Leeds finds that people who compulsively browse, chat and play online have higher rates of moderate to severe depression than people who aren’t compulsively driven to use the internet. Additionally, people with addictive …