With all the virtual meetings people are attending during the pandemic, new research digs into whether seeing yourself on screen changes self-perception.
Feb. 5, 2021 • ~7 min
Fear about COVID-19 can make it harder for you to judge the accuracy of information, and even make you more likely to spread misinformation.
Jan. 28, 2021 • ~5 min
Patient portals offer an easy way to sign up for COVID-19 vaccines as they become available. But many older adults have yet to set up an account.
Jan. 20, 2021 • ~8 min
It's not just to hide clutter anymore—leaving your camera off during your next virtual meeting could help save the planet, too.
Jan. 15, 2021 • ~7 min
A new study suggests that more than half of people receiving mental health care will want to keep getting care virtually after the pandemic subsides.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~8 min
Changing the algorithms social media companies use to suggest who to follow could inspire creativity and new perspectives, researchers say.
Dec. 31, 2020 • ~8 min
The first review a product gets online can sway how many reviews it gets for the next few years as well as the tone of those reviews, researchers report.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~4 min
First, most people think they're better than others at spotting misinformation about COVID-19 on social media, researchers say.
Dec. 11, 2020 • ~5 min
Researchers have found strong correlation between the amount people trust Facebook and how much they use the social media platform.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~6 min
The ethics rules that protect subjects of field research are no match for the internet. A new essay calls for revising the rules to better protect people.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~8 min