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Activity in social media and intimacy in social relationships

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We investigated associations between online and offline socialising and groups of social ties as postulated by the Social Brain Hypothesis (SBH). An online survey of social media use, social satisfaction and loneliness generated 249 complete responses from a sample of staff and students at the University of Manchester. Regression-based analyses showed that offline social activities and social time were positively associated with size of a core support group and social satisfaction. In contras...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.chb.2018.03.050

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ORCID:
0000-0002-7955-2232
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Grant:
Developing Theory for Evolving Socio-Technical Systems
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Developing Theory for Evolving Socio-Technical Systems
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Computers in Human Behavior Journal website
Volume:
85
Pages:
227-235
Publication date:
2018-03-29
Acceptance date:
2018-03-01
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ISSN:
0747-5632
Pubs id:
pubs:856632
URN:
uri:1737fd44-efb4-400c-9faa-fc5aec4ac4c8
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uuid:1737fd44-efb4-400c-9faa-fc5aec4ac4c8
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pubs:856632
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C

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