Researchers at the University of Bristol have found patterns about what we write and what we write on Twitter at any time in the day and its relation to our daily lives, according to a new study of 800 million 7-billion-word twitter tweets from the 54 largest cities in the Kingdom United Nations over a four-year period between January 2010 and November 2014 to identify patterns in our thinking and feeling throughout the day.
The study, “The Daily Differences of Psychological Indicators in Twitter Content,” was based on tweets through the Twitter search software interface. Researchers hid data and used 73 psychological indicators to draw moods and emotion behind tweets. The study found strong evidence that our language Vary greatly between day and night, and that transitions also occur sometimes due to their association with major changes in neural activity and hormonal levels.
Professor Nello Cristianini, professor of artificial intelligence and leader of the study project, said in a press release: “Analyzing media content, when done correctly, can reveal useful information for both social and biological sciences, and we are still trying to learn how to make the most of it “He said he did not want to know exactly what individuals were discussing, but he wanted to know if he could measure trends in mental states through a large textual sequence of tweets, making him able to see how the community’s expressions varied throughout the day.
The results show that our thinking changes at different times of the day and follows a 24-hour pattern. Twitters are often based early in the morning on a logical way of thinking, while people in evenings and nights tend to rely on emotion.
Our biological rhythms, biological timers for things like blood pressure, hormone levels and metabolism, are associated with our mental states, where daily rhythmic disorders are strongly associated with psychological conditions ranging from severe depression to seasonal affective disorder. If people’s thoughts and feelings can be inferred from what Say or do, you may be able to discover their internal situations by studying how their expressions change.
Public social networks, such as Twitter in particular, help make this type of surveillance widely possible, as it allows you to collect many samples without relying on self-reports. Researchers in Northeastern and Harvard universities in 2010 analyzed 300 million tweets From all over the United States to see how the US mood fluctuates on a daily and weekly basis.
Scott Golder, a sociologist and Michael Macy of Cornell University, analyzed the tweets of more than 2 million people from 84 countries around the world in 2011 and tracked individual Twitter users to distinguish between individual mood changes, I learned to create the world’s first image of how moods fluctuate between cultures on a daily, weekly, and seasonal basis.
Cristiani’s approach to Twitter exploration has taken on new trends by observing changes in temperament and thinking. “The mood is only a small part,” he says. “It’s about cognitive processes, including interests and interests.”
In order to arrive at this result, the team compared the grouping against the linguistic survey and the number of words, a textual analysis application linking word and speech lists with specific aspects of human psychology, including variables such as certainty, change, anxiety, anger and social concerns such as family, friends and orientation. Such as past or future focus.
The results of the study were able to explain the differences in mood and thinking patterns. Analytical thinking, which is associated with frequent use of names, articles, and drafts, was at its peak early in the day starting at 6 am, as well as increasing interest in things such as power, power and achievement. Late at night, emotional or emotional thinking is dominated. At 3:00 am, positive emotions are at their lowest levels, with themes such as death and religion reaching their peak.
“The results can tell us a lot about the daily rules of our mental states,” says Michael Macy, “but the ability to understand people’s thoughts and feelings is a double-edged sword. It can be used to manage mood and help improve productivity. Employers can use psychometric techniques to screen applicants for jobs Designed for certain types of characters.