Cyberpsychology and New Media: A thematic reader

1st Edition

Andrew Power, Grainne Kirwan

Psychology Press
Published September 12, 2013
Reference - 244 Pages - 11 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781848721661 - CAT# Y147569

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Summary

Cyberpsychology is the study of human interactions with the internet, mobile computing and telephony, games consoles, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and other contemporary electronic technologies. The field has grown substantially over the past few years and this book surveys how researchers are tackling the impact of new technology on human behaviour and how people interact with this technology.

Examining topics as diverse as online dating, social networking, online communications, artificial intelligence, health-information seeking behaviour, education online, online therapies and cybercrime, Cyberpsychology and New Media book provides an in-depth overview of this burgeoning field, and allows those with little previous knowledge to gain an appreciation of the diversity of the research being undertaken in the area.

Arranged thematically and structured for accessibility, Cyberpsychology and New Media will be essential reading for researchers and students in Social Psychology and Cyberpsychology, and in  Communication and Media Studies.

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