July 23, 2001
Study: Net doesn't increase depression, after all
Author: JT Smith
Saying "Either the Internet has changed, or people have learned to use it more constructively," Carnegie Mellon psychologist Robert Kraut released the results of a survey that concluded that using the Internet at home doesn't make people more depressed and lonely after all. The new, longer follow-up study contradicts the results of an earlier study, also conducted by Kraut. More at USA Today.