“Game play is where we learn,” said Pamela B. Rutledge, PhD, of the Media Psychology Research Center. “You have to learn to play, and when you learn, you make progress.” Check out the symposium summary from the 2012 APA Convention: http://buff.ly/MsFbKl Excellent topic! Google+: View post on Google+
If you haven't heard of Sherry Turkle, she is a brilliant psychologist studying how we live with technology. I don't always agree with her, but I do always learn from her. This talk is a great follow up to her books and shows the evolution in her thinking. Embedded Link Sherry Turkle: Connected, but alone? […]
Whenever I read about the differences between social media and other media because they are platforms it reminds me of this excellent insight from Tarleton Gillespie. Embedded Link eCommons@Cornell: The Politics of ‘Platforms’ Title: The Politics of ‘Platforms’. Authors: Gillespie, Tarleton. Keywords: platform YouTube. Google policy discourse distribution video. Internet. Issue Date: 20-May-2009. Abstract: Online […]
In this study on objects things in the middle were chosen more often. Earlier research on sequence showed a preference for the extremes. Embedded Link BPS Research Digest: People prefer the middle option When objects are arranged in an array from left to right, the central item jumps up and down and calls out […]
Tell me a little about your experience in this short 7-item survey. (I study social media and community, you can learn about me at jennyfremlin.com and senseofcommunityresearch.org) Embedded Link Pinterest How do you communicate with other members of Pinterest? (Comments, email, other social media…) 5. How well do the statements below represent how you feel […]
This past winter I developed a 6-month series of seminars for businesses and organizations on emerging media. Through data, insider tips, group role play, worksheets, and discussion I led groups through the WHY and HOW of integrating social media into a business plan — including the importance of developing an effective social media plan.
Commitment based rather than emotional based reasons for staying in a job aren't good for employers or employees. Feelings of competence and mobility may create a better bond and longer stay in a position. Can the same be said about community? I suggest something very similar in my sense of community research: the desire to […]
This is an interesting look at how our expectations play out in what we eat, and how we choose it. I'd also add in the social factor and how sharing what we do and what we want influences food decisions. Embedded Link How Technology is Changing What We Eat | Psychology Today Technology’s notable impact […]