Marisa Murray (PhD candidate) was recently interviewed by Grip Magazine in an article titled, “Constant Distraction“.

From the article:

Marisa Murray is a PhD student in psychology at the University of Ottawa who studies the impacts of social networking sites, including the psychological  and physical well-being of users. She agrees that there are differences in how we communicate online.

Murray says that teens rely on electronic communication because it “gives them more time to think about how they would like to respond to their peers’ questions and makes them feel more confident in their responses.”

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