Prepare: To prepare for this discussion post, you must do the following:
Write: Based on what you have learned in Chapter 7 of Bevan and Sole (2014) and the video by Sherry Turkle (2012), address the following:
- What is self-disclosure and how does it allow us to form bonds with others and become more self-aware?
- How has computer-mediated communication (and social media specifically) influenced patterns of self-disclosure and connecting with others?
- Why is self-disclosure and “connecting” with others important in psychological health?
Thoroughly address all three elements of this prompt by writing at least two to three sentences on each element. Use the course readings at least once to help you make your points. Consider copying and pasting these tasks into a word file and addressing each of them separately.
Your initial response should be 200 to 300 words in length