Author: Fariha Saleem
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Rukhsana Kausar
University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan
The present study was conducted to investigate the effect of computer use on social interaction and academic performance of adolescents. It was hypothesized that there is relationship between computer use and social interaction. It was also hypothesized that there is relationship between computer use and academic performance. A sample of 200 school students was selected from the private sector schools in Lahore. A demographic questionnaire, Questionnaire of social interaction and technology use were used for assessment. Data was analyzed using descriptive statistic correlation and t-test. The results indicated that there is significant relationship between computer use and social interaction whereas there is no relationship between computer use and academic performance.
Keywords: Computer Use, Social Interaction, Academic Performance, Adolescents
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