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The Impact of Social Media -- 01/23/20 Daypass -- How Do Online Social Networks Influence People’s Emotional Lives?
Speaker: Prof. Ethan Kross, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan Ethan Kross, PhD is an award-winning Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan and the Director of the University of Michigan Emotion and Self-Control Laboratory. He received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and his PhD from Columbia. His research explores how people can control their emotions to improve our understanding of how self-control works, and to discover ways of enhancing self-control in daily life. Speaker’s Synopsis: Within a relatively short time span, online social networks have rapidly changed the way people interact, providing new opportunities to study socio-emotional dynamics. This talk will review findings from a multi-method program of research that examines how interacting with these networks influences people’s emotional lives, focusing specifically on Facebook.
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Date(s) : 01/23/2020
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00-11:30am
Location : Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, Towsley Auditorium
Address : 4800 E. Huron River Dr.,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : COMPLETED