Dr. Brian Primack on Balancing Social Media Benefits

Premiere DateMar 23, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
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00:55 Part 1 - Dr. Brian Primack
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03:30 Part 2 - Self Controlling Social Media
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06:40 Part 3 - Directionality of Social Media and Isolation
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09:31 Outro
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10:08 Two Arrows Real Estate
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16:55 Finish
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Today on the Daily Beat, Thursday, March 23, 2017: We continue our conversation with Dr. Brian Primack, who discusses the time it will take to strike the balance between the benefits and detractions of social media, as well as establishing the directionality of future research. From blurring the lines of digital and actual reality to developing our ability to discern what is real and isn’t, social media is changing the ways humans interact with one another in real time.

Dr. Brian Primack is a Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Pittsburgh. There, he also serves as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research on Health and Society as well as Director of the Center for Research on Media, Technology, and Health. You can read the study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, here.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…

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