The Online Society: 50 Internet Psychology Studies

50 psychology studies reveal how people are using email, Facebook, Twitter, online dating and more.

50 psychology studies reveal how people are using email, Facebook, Twitter, online dating and more.

Twitter is an unsocial network. 59% of people check email from the bathroom. Online daters do lie, but only a little.

These are just a few of the psychological insights revealed in more than 50 internet psychology studies. Read on for more on how people’s behaviour has adapted (or not) to the demands of the online society.

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Psychologist, Jeremy Dean, PhD is the founder and author of PsyBlog. He holds a doctorate in psychology from University College London and two other advanced degrees in psychology. He has been writing about scientific research on PsyBlog since 2004. He is also the author of the book "Making Habits, Breaking Habits" (Da Capo, 2013) and several ebooks.