Time on Facebook Costs Students High Grades, Study Finds

April 13, 2009

Among the papers that will be presented at this week's annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association is one by an Ohio State researcher, Aryn Karpinski, that documents a decline in college grades for students who spend a lot of time on Facebook, as opposed to those who don't, The Times (London) reported. The gap is the equivalent of a letter grade, the research found. We would tell you more, but we need to share our feelings about this news on the walls of 829 close friends.

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