Teun Siebers, Ine Beyens, J. Loes Pouwels, Patti M. Valkenburg
Abstract:One of the key challenges in adolescence is to develop the ability for self-control. The current experience sampling method (ESM) study examined whether adolescents who spend more time on social media than their peers are more inclined to fail at this ability (between-person association), whether social media use and self-control failure co-fluctuate within adolescents (within-person association), and whether this within-person association differs from person to person. With a sample of 383 adolescents (Mage =…
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