Stop Studying Undergrads and Generalizing!

I can’t be the only one who realizes how misleading it is to do entire sociological studies on a pool of solely undergraduates and then publish headlines like “Facebook makes us feel good about ourselves.” Right? There is very little reason to believe that claims about the  narcissism and self-esteem of 18- to 22-year-olds also hold for the general population.

Do your part for society and think about research study bias when you read headlines like this. Be skeptical! Encourage critical thinking! 😉

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