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| Published: December 25, 2019

Effect of social media on memory among teenagers

Khushboo Porwal

Research scholar, Dept. of Psychology, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur (Rajasthan) India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Tarun Kumar Sharma

Assistant professor, Department of Psychology, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur (Rajasthan) India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.025/20190704

DOI: 10.25215/0704.025

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The objective of this study was to show the Effects of Social media on memory among Teenagers. Our main Aim of this study is to show the harmful effects of Social media on memory and cognitive functioning of Teenagers. In this study, we utilized a total sample of 120 students (60 Boys and 60 girls) of age group of 20 to 23 years, from Udaipur, Rajasthan. Our hypothesis was that “There will be a significant effect of Social Media on the memory of Boys and Girls.” This hypothesis was based on some previous research and review of literature. Data analysis by Mean, SD, and t-test were used and data was conducted by the Institute of Medical Education and Research Memory Scale (PGI) by Dwarika Pershad and Narendra Nath Wig and Social media self-prepared questionnaire. Results supported that mostly the college-going students spent their most of time on Social media and due to this their memory and cognitive functioning are intensely affected and by this we can prove that there is an intense relationship between Social Media and Memory.

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Social Media, Memory

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.025/20190704

10.25215/0704.025

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 4, October-December, 2019