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Research reveals that the social network arouses fundamental human strivings. By Vinita Mehta, Ph.D., Ed.M….
At a party a few years ago, a friend turned to me and in all seriousness stated that he would rather be at home on Facebook than catching up with some of his closest friends offline. Since I hadn’t signed up for the network yet, I had no idea what he was talking about. He nearly burst as he raved about “Liking” and “Poking” (remember that feature?). But he was on to something. Despite its further technologizing our experience, two new studies have found that the social network satisfies basic human desires, both body and soul…
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