Social Media As A Measure Of Cognitive Ability

Law360, New York (March 21, 2016, 12:16 PM EDT) -- In cases where individuals are claiming brain injury or reduced cognitive abilities as the result of an accident, medical procedure or taking a specific drug, there are many ways to attempt to demonstrate if they are or are not telling the truth.

With so much of the world now using social media from posting on Facebook to sharing photos on Instagram to tweeting all range of information, can social media be a helpful measure of cognitive ability?

Increasingly it is coming into play in a variety of lawsuits, from the content of an individual’s postings to activity that seemingly conflicts with...

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