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Study: Facebook Usage May Result in Lower Grades for College Students

By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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The internet and social networking sites are often times distractions to students. Yes, the computer is a tool. It is also a toy. Anyone online can get distracted from the work at hand and wonder off to other sites including Facebook and My Space. A recent study showed that college students using Facebook studied less and had lower grades than the students that did not use Facebook. The study was conducted by Aryn Karpinksi, a doctoral student at Ohio State University.

Of course, there are many factors that go into a person’s study habits and grades. Like anything else in life, moderation is one key to success.

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