Stop scrolling: social media detox improves your wellbeing

1 April 2018
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Dr Jasmine Fardouly
Faculty of Human Sciences


A new study on the impact of social media on mental health says just 10 minutes on Facebook looking at thin, glamourous people can trigger negative feelings.

Dr Jasmine Fardouly's work looks at the effect of social media on body image

In this episode of Macquarie's Pioneering Minds Podcast series, psychology researcher Dr Jasmine Fardouly from the Centre for Emotional Health explains how taking a digital detox is an easy way to protect your mental health.


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