This paper serves several purposes, the first of which is..

This paper serves several purposes, the first of which is helping you gain insight into research papers in psychology. As this may be your first time reading and writing papers in psychology, one goal of Paper I is to give you insight into what goes into such papers. This study one-lit review will help you a). better understand the psychology topic chosen for the course this semester (Selfies), b). learn about the various sections of an empirical research report by reading five peer-reviewed articles (that is, articles that have a Title Page, Abstract, Literature Review, Methods Section, Results Section, and References Page), and c). use information gathered from research articles in psychology to help support your hypotheses for your first study this semester (Selfies). Of course, you’ll be doing a study two literature review later in the semester, so think of this Paper I as the first part of your semester long paper. I recommend looking at the example Paper V, actually, to see what your final paper will look like. It might give you a better idea about how this current paper (as well as Papers II, III, and IV) all fit together into your final paper of the semester.
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Computers in Human Behavior 66 (2017) 370e376 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Computers in Human Behavior journal homepage: Full length article Virtual makeover: Sel?e-taking and social media use increase sel?e-editing frequency through social comparison Jiyoung Chae Department of Communications and New Media, National University of Singapore, Blk AS6, #03-09, 11 Computing Drive, Singapore, 117416, Singapore article info abstract Article history: Studies have explored the predictors of sel?e-posting, but rarely investigated sel?e-editing, a virtual Received 27 June 2016 makeover for online self-presentation. This study, based on social comparison theory, examined a psy- Received in revised form chological pathway from individual characteristics to sel?e-editing behavior through social comparison. 21 September 2016 It was hypothesized that sel?e-taking, public self-consciousness, social media use, and satisfaction with Accepted 5 October 2016 facial appearance would indirectly in?uence sel?e-editing through social comparison of appearance Available online 17 October 2016 (with friends or social media in?uencers/celebrities). A two-wave longitudinal online survey was con- ducted in South Korea among female smartphone users aged 20 to 39 (N¼ 1064 at Wave 1 and 782 at Keywords: Wave 2). The results revealed that frequent sel?e-taking, higher levels of public self-consciousness, and Sel?e-editing more use of social media at Wave 1 were associated with social comparison with friends at Wave 1, Social media which increased sel?e-editing behavior at Wave 2. However, those three independent variables did not Public self-consciousness Social comparison have indirect effects on sel?e-editing at Wave 2 through social comparison with in?uencers/celebrities. Satisfaction with facial appearance Also,satisfactionwithfacialappearancehadneitherdirectnorindirecteffectonsel?e-editingatWave2. The ?ndings suggest that individuals engage in…

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