Study: Internet browsing and social networking does not cause stress




A new study showed that surf the Internet and communicate via social networks does not cause stress to users, but nevertheless, women using technology less stressful compared ECHOLINK suffer.

The study, conducted by the Pew Research Center Pew Research Center on 1,801 adult, that women who use social networking sites regularly and send their e-mails and spread the images via smart Ojhzathen are less stressful by 21 percent.

Lee said Rainey, director of the Pew Center for the Internet, “When we go into this, we thought we will add empirical evidence that assumed for a long time that the extensive use of the Internet and the means of social communication creates pressure in time would cause stress to users. But what we found was a big surprise: the use of technology is not linked to stress. ”

The study found that women using micro-blogging site Twitter several times a day, and 25 are sent or are receiving an email a day and involved two smart devices across every day, face a 21 percent less stressful compared Ballwata do not use those techniques.

Pew study also found research that there was no difference in the levels of stress among men who use social media, cell phones, or the Internet, and among men who do not.

The study showed that it has been covered by the stress on the basis of their responses to the 10 questions are often used to measure perceived stress calculation, and then took the results compared to the use of technology and perceive the life events for friends on social networking sites.

The study also pointed to “the cost of interest” for women who use social networking largest, such as the mother’s perception close friends can increase the stress among women.

Women and met with an increase in stress when they knew through social networking for the death of a child or a husband or partner sites close friend, as women have suffered more stress when they knew a friend enter the hospital or exposure to damage.

In contrast, the men suffered from stress when they learned only through the means of communication for events over their friends: namely, exposure to demotion at work or being arrested.

Said Keith Hampton, a professor of communications at Rutgers University, who led the research team, “We found that women really are able to carry the burden on their shoulders, while the men were less sensitive.”

It is noteworthy that these results were based on telephone surveys included 1,801 adults in the United States in the months of August / September and August / September 2013, with an estimated margin of error of the 2.6 percent.


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