Virtual Networks

Dr. Sarah Stoddard discussed  findings from the Virtual Networks Study on the December 31st Academic Minute. Listen to the recording here. Full text available on The Academic Minute Website: http://wamc.org/post/dr-sarah-stoddard-university-michigan-online-peer-pressure Dr. Sarah Stoddard – Online Peer Pressure Young adults spend increasing amounts of time socializing online through social networking sites. But do these online interactions

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We’ve known for many years that young adults’ alcohol and drug use is influenced by their peers. It turns out this holds true in an online environment as well. The latest publication from the Virtual Networks Study, found in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, reveals that the images and updates on one’s

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The popularity of the internet and social media, particularly among young adults, has created new opportunities for collecting public health data. A new PRC/MI article just published in the September issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, describes a novel approach to collect data from young adults aged 18-24 years regarding alcohol

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In recent years, the legality and safety of sexting has received attention, but little research has been conducted to explore the how sexting may influence health—until now. The Prevention Research Center of Michigan (PRC/MI) is pleased to announce the publication of a new article, “Sexting among Young Adults,” in the Journal of Adolescent Health. To

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