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Description: Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation – Episode #795 – Host: Mitch Joel. The new book is called, You Are What You Click – How Being Selective, Positive, and Creative Can Transform Your Social Media Experience (and, you need to read it). This book is for realists, and it was written by Brian Primack. Brian in Dean of the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas. In this role, he guides over 5000 students, 300 staff members, and 180 faculty members. He also serves as the Chair in Educational Innovations and Professor of Public Health and Medicine. Prior to moving to the University of Arkansas, Dr. Primack was Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. There, he also served as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research on Health and Society and Chair in Patient Care. He was also founding director of the University of Pittsburgh’s multidisciplinary Center for Research on Media, Technology, and Health, which is widely regarded as the most influential center of its kind globally. After graduating Yale University with degrees in English and Mathematics, Dr. Primack spent 4 years teaching adolescents and studying human development for his master’s degree, which he received from Harvard University. He subsequently graduated first in his class and summa cum laude from Emory Medical School and trained in Family Medicine in Pittsburgh. His work is centered around his expertise in education, technology, human development, and medicine by researching both positive and negative effects of media messages on health. He is a pioneer on the use of media literacy education in preventing adolescent smoking, underage drinking, and other harmful adolescent health behaviors. His work is backed by rigorous research and it, in fact, will get you thinking differently about social media’s impact on society and your mental health. Enjoy the conversation…

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Date: Oct 03, 2021


Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the key ideas about social media that would be of particular interest to businesses using social media in pursuit of their own goals.
  • In what ways do you think individual use of social media will change in the near future?​