Facebook Psychology: is addiction affecting our minds?

Facebook may be affecting the way our minds function. It’s a safe bet to say that the vast majority of those looking at this infographic will have to resist the urge to click on the Facebook notification icon appearing at the top. It doesn’t matter that you know it’s not a real notification. This is the way our minds have been trained to react to things that have become staples of our society and interactions with others.Think back to just one decade ago… Can you remember when your social life was dependent on phone calls and “in person” interactions rather than written text, pictures and icons?
Facebook Psychology
Image compliments of Best Masters in Psychology

This infographic, brought to you by Best Masters of Psychology, tells us more about the ways that online socializing is affecting our brains. And, while you’re at it, go ahead and post it on Facebook for your friends to see! Addiction or not, this new method of communication doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon.