Psychology & Psychiatry

Editing selfies is counter productive: study

Girls and young women shouldn't spend a lot of time editing selfies for social media because it negatively influences their thoughts about their looks, according to a new Flinders University publication.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Selfie app' to keep track of quarantined Poles

Poland on Friday launched a smartphone app allowing people under a mandatory 14-day quarantine for coronavirus to send selfies to let authorities know they are indeed staying home.

Psychology & Psychiatry

When parents should worry about teen girls' selfies

A study of teenage girls' selfie-taking behaviors found that taking and sharing selfies on social media is not linked to poor body image or appearance concerns.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Selfie versus posie

If you lose sleep over the number of likes on your Instagram account, you might want to think twice before posting that selfie.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Selfies and the self: what they say about us and society

The selfie craze speaks volumes about the era in which we live: how images race around the globe and can dominate public discourse, eliciting strong emotions and even blurring the lines of reality.

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