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  • Advertising, Gender and Society

    A Psychological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Magdalena Zawisza-Riley

    Advertising, Gender and Society explores contemporary social-psychological theory and original research that examines the portrayal of gender in advertising. It reports empirical data, discusses the social implications of gendered advertising and comments on the relevant 2019 ASA rules.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Personality Traits in Online Communication

    1st Edition

    By Barrie Gunter

    Authoritative and illuminating, this book demonstrates how we reveal the secrets of our character through the disclosures we make about ourselves in the online world. The author expertly explores whether online information about people, derived from their search patterns, personal detail…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Challenging Extremist Views on Social Media

    Developing a Counter-Narrative Response, 1st Edition

    By Jan Jaap van Eerten, Bertjan Doosje

    This book is a timely and significant examination of the role of the use of counter-narratives via social media as a potential means to prevent radicalization of potentially susceptible individuals, or to de-radicalize people with radical beliefs. In recent years, extremist groups have developed…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • The Social Psychology of Gullibility

    Conspiracy Theories, Fake News and Irrational Beliefs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph P Forgas, Roy Baumeister

    Gullibility, whether we like it or not, is a fundamental characteristic of human beings. In The Social Psychology of Gullibility, Forgas and Baumeister explore what we know about the causes, functions, and consequences of gullibility, and the social psychological processes that promote or inhibit…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

  • The Psychology of Social Media

    1st Edition

    By Ciarán Mc Mahon

    Are we really being ourselves on social media? Can we benefit from connecting with people we barely know online? Why do some people overshare on social networking sites?   The Psychology of Social Media explores how so much of our everyday lives is played out online, and how this can impact our…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • The Psychology of Celebrity

    1st Edition

    By Gayle Stever

    Why are we fascinated by celebrities we’ve never met? What is the difference between fame and celebrity? How has social media enabled a new wave of celebrities? The Psychology of Celebrity explores the origins of celebrity culture, the relationships celebrities have with their fans, how fame can…

    Paperback – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • Evolutionary Psychology and Digital Games

    Digital Hunter-Gatherers, 1st Edition

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

    Evolutionary Psychology and Digital Games: Digital Hunter-Gatherers is the first edited volume that systematically applies evolutionary psychology to the study of the use and effects of digital games. The book is divided into four parts: Theories and Methods Emotion and Morality Social…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Emergent Identities

    New Sexualities, Genders and Relationships in a Digital Era, 1st Edition

    By Rob Cover

    Examining the emergence of new sexual and gender identities in the context of an ever-changing digital landscape, Emergent Identities considers how traditional, binary understandings of sexuality and gender are being challenged and overridden by a taxonomy of non-binary, fluid classifications and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Gender and Sexualities in Psychology

  • Working with Video Gamers and Games in Therapy

    A Clinician's Guide, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-06-21
    Routledge

  • Cyberpsychology and Society

    Current Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Dr Power

    Human interaction with technology is constantly evolving, with rapid developments in online interaction, gaming, and artificial intelligence all impacting upon and altering our behaviour. The speed of this change has led to an urgent need for a new field of study, cyberpsychology, in order to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16
    Routledge

  • Video Games and Social Competence

    1st Edition

    By Rachel Kowert

    Despite their popularity, online video games have been met with suspicion by the popular media and academic community. In particular, there is a growing concern that online video game play may be associated with deficits in social functioning. Due to a lack of empirical consistency, the debate…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Misperceptions of the Social World

    What We Get Wrong About Sex, Race, Money, and Violence, 1st Edition

    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

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