How social media affects our mental health podcast with Dr Maša Popovac

How does social media influence our behaviour? Is it changing our brains? In this episode of The Calm Edit, we speak to cyberpsychologist Dr Maša Popovac.

Dr Masa Popovac
Published: March 19, 2021 at 11:40 am

Do you spend too much time on your phone? Does it distract you from your work? If so, then this is the episode for you.


In this week's show, we seek expert advice from Dr Maša Popovac, who is the programme director of the MSC in cyberpsychology at the University of Buckingham.

We discuss how using our phones rewires our brains, why social media is so addictive and why taking a digital detox could have real benefits four our mental health.

This episode was recorded in 2020, but is still packed with lots of useful tips and advice. We hope you enjoy it!

Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Acast or on your favourite podcast app. Alternatively you can listen online below.


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