326 pages | 17 B/W Illus.
An Introduction to Cyberpsychology is the first book to provide a student-oriented introduction to this rapidly growing and increasingly studied topic. It is designed to encourage students to critically evaluate the psychology of online interactions, and to develop appropriate research methodologies to complete their own work in this field.
The book is comprised of four main sections:
Each chapter includes:
Further resources for students and instructors are available on the book’s companion website, including audio and video links, essay questions, a multiple-choice test bank, and PowerPoint lecture slides.
Uniquely combining a survey of the field with a focus on the applied areas of psychology, the book is designed to be a core text for undergraduate modules in cyberpsychology and the psychology of the internet, and a primer for students of postgraduate programs in cyberpsychology.
1. Introduction to Cyberpsychology, Gráinne H. Kirwan 2. Conducting Online Research, Brendan Rooney 3. Computer Mediated Communication and Online Media, Gráinne H. Kirwan 4. Self and Identity in Cyberspace, Irene Connolly 5. The Dark Side of the Internet, Hannah Barton 6. Love and Relationships Online, Nicola Fox Hamilton 7. Attention and Distraction Online, John Greaney 8. The Dynamics of Groups Online, Olivia Hurley 9. Persuasion and Compliance in Cyberspace, Hannah Barton 10. Privacy and Trust Online, Gráinne H. Kirwan 11. Forensic Cyberpsychology, Gráinne H. Kirwan 12. Abnormal Cyberpsychology and Cybertherapy, Cliona Flood 13 Sport and Health Cyberpsychology, Olivia Hurley 14. The Online Workplace, Cliona Flood 15. The Internet as an Educational Space, Marion Palmer 16. Consumer cyberpsychology and online marketing, Nicola Fox Hamilton 17. Young People and the Internet, Irene Connolly 18. Human-Computer Interaction, Andrew Errity 19. Gaming, Andrew Errity, Brendan Rooney, and Conall Tunney 20. Psychological Applications of Virtual Reality, Grainne H. Kirwan 21. The Psychology of Artificial Intelligence, Gráinne H. Kirwan