Navigating friendships as a teen can be hard. Parents can help by modelling good behaviour and making sure their teen feels they can talk to them about their friendships.
Encouraging good social skill development benefits your young child throughout their life.
The 'like' button does far more than just express how much a person likes a particular picture or post. It could be used to make social comparisons.
More than 800 students told researchers what they value most in their friends.
Almost every online deception, fraud and scam – even propaganda and misinformation campaigns – begins with a fake social media profile. How do fakers get real people to agree to be friends?
Psychology researchers found that daily acts of kindness were linked to increases in positive mood – especially for teens who felt depressed.
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Friendship requires that we be open to our friends’ ways of seeing things, even when they differ from our own. Is being a good person necessary for a good friendship? Who is a good person?
Social media provide shortcuts to things we yearn for, like connection and validation. Media effects scholars explain the psychological benefits we get from Facebook that make it so hard to quit.