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Alexey Makarin on Why Social Media Harms Youth Mental Health

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MIT Sloan School of Management Assistant Professor Alexey Makarin

"We need to learn how to live alongside [social media]," Alexey Makarin says.

MIT Professor Alexey Makarin, whose research was cited in Social Media and Youth Mental Health, a recent advisory report by the U.S. surgeon general, discusses the relationship between social media and young people's mental health.

"I think the literature overall is moving toward a consensus that social media has some negative effects on youth mental health," Makarin says.

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