Measuring Perception Control on Social Media - Dr Melanie Keep




RESEARCHER Radio show

Summary: <p>This week we are joined by Dr Melanie Keep from the University of Sydney. Mel, alongside Dr Alison Attrill-Smith, is the co-author of ‘Controlling You Watching Me: Measuring Perception Control on Social Media’. Join us to discover more about social media perception and identity. What is e-health and what are its benefits? How and why do we define ourselves on social media? Why is age a factor in social media identity? In this episode, Mel answers all of these questions and more. </p><br><p>We will also gain further insights into ‘Controlling You Watching Me: Measuring Perception Control on Social Media’, its impacts and the motivation behind Mel's research.</p><br><p><strong>In today's episode, we discuss:</strong></p><br><p>Mel's academic background. <strong>[00:43]</strong></p><br><p>Mel guides us through the e-health field and the Australian e-health system.<strong> [04:02]</strong></p><br><p>We are given an overview of ‘Controlling You Watching Me: Measuring Perception Control on Social Media’. <strong>[12:40]</strong></p><br><p>Mel discusses whether or not social media self-perception will evolve as a result of the youth of today. <strong>[19:19]</strong></p><br><p>We learn about how the results of Mel's experiment could have differed if there was a focus on the eastern world. <strong>[22:14]</strong></p><br><p>Mel discusses the pitfalls of academia and academic productivity. <strong>[31:34]</strong></p><br><p>Finally, Mel tells us her one piece of advice for young academics and anyone undertaking a PhD. <strong>[34:26]</strong></p><br><p><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28922033" target="_blank">Read the article here!</a></p><br><p>This podcast is brought to you by RESEARCHER, the free app that makes it easy for academics and scientists to stay on top of new research in their area. <strong>Download it for free on</strong><a href="https://researcher.app.link/ep6" target="_blank"><strong> iOS,</strong></a><strong> </strong><a href="https://researcher.app.link/ep6" target="_blank"><strong>Android </strong></a><strong>or find us on your browser at </strong><a href="https://researcher.app.link/ep6" target="_blank"><strong>www.researcherapp.io.</strong></a></p>