Do you avoid face-to-face confrontation, yet find yourself involved in heated arguments on Facebook? When you’re communicating behind a screen, it’s easy to forget that your virtual interactions are happening in the real world and have consequence. However, psychologist Jocelyn Brewer reminds us that how you behave online is a reflection of who are.
“Being polite and well-intentioned isn’t any different whether you’re communicating in person or online,” she says.
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