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Episode 53: The Science of Likes: Social Media Tech

March 22, 2020 Niamh Chapman, Meredith Castles Season 1 Episode 53
That's what I call Science!
Episode 53: The Science of Likes: Social Media Tech
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That's what I call Science!
Episode 53: The Science of Likes: Social Media Tech
Mar 22, 2020 Season 1 Episode 53
Niamh Chapman, Meredith Castles

In this week's episode Niamh and Meredith chat to Dr Emily Lowe-Calverly, a researcher from the University of Tasmania, about the science of 'Likes' and how psychology might be the driving force behind social media or social connection in the digital age. 
They break down the positive and negative aspects of social media use and the design of the technology that enforces addictive behaviours, and take a look at the effects social media is having on society and our interactions.  

To listen on demand or to access all previous episode visit our podcast webpage via this link:  https://thatssciencetas.buzzsprout.com/

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Host: Niamh Chapman

Production: Meredith Castles

Media: Olivia Holloway

Show Notes

In this week's episode Niamh and Meredith chat to Dr Emily Lowe-Calverly, a researcher from the University of Tasmania, about the science of 'Likes' and how psychology might be the driving force behind social media or social connection in the digital age. 
They break down the positive and negative aspects of social media use and the design of the technology that enforces addictive behaviours, and take a look at the effects social media is having on society and our interactions.  

To listen on demand or to access all previous episode visit our podcast webpage via this link:  https://thatssciencetas.buzzsprout.com/

For more updates follow us on:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThatsScienceTAS/

Twitter: @ThatsScienceTAS

Host: Niamh Chapman

Production: Meredith Castles

Media: Olivia Holloway