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People in Facebook ‘echo chambers’ have similar psychological profiles A new study examining online “echo chambers” suggests that these virtual communities are populated by people who have similar psychological profiles. The study in Computers in Human Behavior analyzed 32,029 Facebook users, who left a combined 3,287,325 comments on public Facebook pages over 5 years. The researchers examined users who participated in online communities devoted [...]
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Red, White, and Turning Me Blue: The Partisan Divide “Trump’s a crook — what a blowhard,” the Democratic voter bellows. “Put her in jail; she deceived the American public,” the Republican voter shrieks. After 18 months of claims, counterclaims, and counters to the counterclaims, the election is over. Thankfully. But is the strident language? … ...
Prehistoric Languages and Prehistoric Minds, Part 1 New research provides a deeper understanding of the languages of our great great great [...] grandparents.
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