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This is a term that describes the habit of endlessly scrolling social media and news feeds full of doom and gloom on one’s smartphone screen, something which is eroding our mental health.
This self-destructive behaviour has become increasingly common in 2020 due to the...
One feels anxious and wants to hook the mind back to the doom and threat cycle, to gather more information.
The more time we spend doomscrolling, the more dangers and threats we stumble upon, skewing our perspective of the outside world.
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Humans are fascinated by bad news. The appeal of ‘wrong’ is a striking psychological phenomenon that baffles many researchers.
Just like we cannot look away from a car accident happening in front of our eyes, doomscrolling or endlessly scrolling through news feeds and social media content...
By some estimates, roughly 4 billion people across the world use networking websites as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, prompting mental health experts to investigate if enormous popularity of social media plays a role in depression.
Research suggests that people who limit their time on so...
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