Social Science Students Perceive Themselves as More Addicted to Social Media Compared to Science Students

  • Fatima Zehra Allahverdi


A hierarchical regression analysis was utilized to determine if science, social science, and engineering majors predicted perceived social media addiction. Perceived social media addiction was quantified on a scale of zero to one hundred. Results indicated that of all of the students surveyed in a public university in the Middle East, around forty percent of them believed they were addicted to social media around 75%. The overall model predicted perceived social media addiction. Science, Social Science, and Engineering majors explained 17% of the variance in perceived social media addiction. Students who were in the Engineering and Social Science majors perceived themselves as about 10% and 20% more addicted to social media compared to the students from the Science majors.


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How to Cite
ALLAHVERDI, Fatima Zehra. Social Science Students Perceive Themselves as More Addicted to Social Media Compared to Science Students. International Journal of Advanced Research in Education and Society, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 2, p. 197-201, aug. 2021. ISSN 2682-8138. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 26 may 2022.