Ben White
PhD student, University of Sussex

Ben White is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh’s flagship Mind, Language and Embodied Cognition MSc, and will soon join the University of Sussex as a Leverhulme-funded PhD candidate, where his research will focus on neuroscience and digital technology.

Written by Ben White

Shoreditch, London, 5 October 2016. Photo by Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Essay/
Neuroscience
The warped self

Social media makes us feel terrible about who we really are. Neuroscience explains why – and empowers us to fight back

Mark Miller & Ben White