Event Title

The Effects of Social Media and Technology on Relationship Quality

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Helen Kiso

Start Date

23-4-2019 5:00 PM

End Date

23-4-2019 6:00 PM

Description

The purpose of our research was to examine the how the usage of technology affected the quality of familial relationships within college-aged students, while also taking extraneous variables into account, such as, how gender and age. In our study, we used a modified version of the Inventory of Parent and Peer Attachment (IPPA) and the Relationship Scales Questionnaire (RSQ). Groups of approximately 10 students were placed in a large, college classroom where they used desktop computers to take the survey. The Qualtrics survey consisted of questions about social media usage, closeness with a certain family member, and the students’ perspective on relationships, in general. We predicted that, on average, female young adults would use technology more frequently and would have better overall satisfaction with their familial relationships. In our research we have found that …

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The Effects of Social Media and Technology on Relationship Quality

The purpose of our research was to examine the how the usage of technology affected the quality of familial relationships within college-aged students, while also taking extraneous variables into account, such as, how gender and age. In our study, we used a modified version of the Inventory of Parent and Peer Attachment (IPPA) and the Relationship Scales Questionnaire (RSQ). Groups of approximately 10 students were placed in a large, college classroom where they used desktop computers to take the survey. The Qualtrics survey consisted of questions about social media usage, closeness with a certain family member, and the students’ perspective on relationships, in general. We predicted that, on average, female young adults would use technology more frequently and would have better overall satisfaction with their familial relationships. In our research we have found that …