Instagram feed may predict likelihood of depression

Instagram feed may predict likelihood of depression

Lately, modern applications have taken the world of social media by a storm. One such popular photo and video sharing app, Instagram, has gained millions of active users across the globe. Many people get captivated by the gray tones of Willow, the vibrant flash of Ludwig, or the hues of Mayfair of the Instagram filters. Studies have shown that one’s choice of picture filters can tell a lot about his or her mental health. In fact, there seems to be an intriguing relationship between people and their choice of specific colors, filters or subjects in the photographs.

Psychological properties of colors

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Stephen Hawking on depression: Don’t give up, there is a way out

Stephen Hawking on depression: Don’t give up, there is a way out

“Things can get out of a black hole both on the outside and possibly to another universe. So, if you feel you are in a black hole, don’t give up – there’s a way out.”

The iconic physicist Stephen Hawking has shared yet another invaluable insight with people, this time on a mental condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Speaking to a gathering of 400 people in a lecture held on Jan. 8, 2017, at the Royal Institute in London, the physicist compared black hole with depression and said that no matter how dark they may seem, one can find […] Read more