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Brief exposure to social media during the COVID-19 pandemic: Doom-scrolling has negative emotional consequences, but kindness-scrolling does not
PLOS ONE, October 2021
Kathryn Buchanan, Lara B. Aknin, Shaaba Lotun, Gillian M. Sandstrom
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|Members of the public||30||70%|
|Science communicators (journalists, bloggers, editors)||5||12%|
|Practitioners (doctors, other healthcare professionals)||2||5%|
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|Readers by professional status||Count||As %|
|Student > Bachelor||14||15%|
|Student > Ph. D. Student||9||10%|
|Student > Master||8||9%|
|Readers by discipline||Count||As %|
|Business, Management and Accounting||5||5%|
|Arts and Humanities||4||4%|
Attention Score in Context
This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1165. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 19 June 2023.
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