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  • The Psychology of Social Media

    Becoming Digital

    By Ciarán Mc Mahon

    This book explores and critiques the psychology of social media over the past decade, and analyses treatment of social media within a scientific framework and historical context. In examining the subjective experience of being on social media services by interpreting research from various areas of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Working with Video Gamers and Games in Therapy

    A Clinician's Guide

    By Anthony M. Bean

    Working with Video Gamers and Games in Therapy moves beyond stereotypes about video game addiction and violence to consider the role that games play in psychological experiences and mental health. Chapters examine the factors that compel individual gamers to select and identify with particular…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13 
    Routledge

  • Evolutionary Psychology and Digital Games

    Digital Hunter-Gatherers

    Edited by Johannes Breuer, Daniel Pietschmann, Benny Liebold, Benjamin P. Lange

    This book employs an evolutionary psychology approach to games research in order to broaden our understanding of the appeal and effects of digital games. The vast majority of social science research on the reasons people play (specific) games has focused on proximal causes, such as emotional states…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Cyberpsychology and Society

    Current Perspectives

    Edited by Andrew Dr Power

    Cyberpsychology is the study of human interactions with technology including the internet, games consoles, and artificial intelligence, which has demonstrated an ability to alter human behaviour. Cyberpsychology and Society brings together a unique collection of writings by expert contributors on…

    Paperback – 2018-03-21 
    Routledge

  • Misperceptions of the Social World

    What We Get Wrong About Sex, Race, Money, and Violence

    By Eric Beasley

    This volume elucidates some of the very concrete ways in which Americans misperceive the social world and how we are all subject to biases and illusions. As such, it challenges the assumption in much social science theorizing that people are rational actors by exploring how the machinations of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge

  • The Digital Child

    The Evolution of Inwardness in the Histories of Childhood

    By Daniel Dervin

    Nothing is more synonymous with the twenty-first century than the image of a child on his or her smart phone, tablet, video game console, television, and/or laptop. But with all this external stimulation, has childhood development been helped or hindered? Daniel Dervin is concerned that today's…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • Revenge Pornography

    Gender, Sexuality and Motivations

    By Matthew Hall, Jeff Hearn

    Facilitated by developments in technologies, the non-consensual posting of sexually explicit images of someone else for revenge, entertainment or political motive – so-called revenge porn – has become a global phenomenon. This groundbreaking book argues that fundamental and recurring issues about…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Digital Health

    Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

    By Deborah Lupton

    The rise of digital health technologies is, for some, a panacea to many of the medical and public health challenges we face today. This is the first book to articulate a critical response to the techno-utopian and entrepreneurial vision of the digital health phenomenon. Deborah Lupton,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Internet Psychology

    The Basics

    By Yair Amichai-Hamburger

    We can't imagine our lives without the Internet. It is the tool of our existence; without it we couldn't work, plan our social and leisure activities, and interact with friends. The Internet’s influence on contemporary society extends across every aspect of our personal and professional lives, but…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Good ICT Society

    From Theory to Actions

    By Gunilla Bradley

    What is Quality of Life in a society that has embraced information and communication technology (ICT)? What is Wisdom in this kind of society? And what things are helping or hindering us from having both wisdom and a good quality of life in ICT societies?   Taking the reader through a quick…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • Psychology of Fear, Crime and the Media

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Derek Chadee

    The media continue to have a significant persuasive influence on the public perception of crime, even when the information presented is not reflective of the crime rate or actual crime itself. There have been numerous theoretical studies on fear of crime in the media, but few have considered this…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Psychology Press
    Researching Social Psychology

  • New Perspectives on the Social Aspects of Digital Gaming

    Multiplayer 2

    Edited by Rachel Kowert, Thorsten Quandt

    Expanding on the work in the volume Multiplayer, this new book explores several other areas related to social gaming in detail. The aim is to go beyond a typical "edited book" concept, and offer a very concise volume with several focal points that are most relevant for the current debate about…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

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