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  • Psychosocial Dynamics of Cyber Security

    Edited by Stephen J Zaccaro, Reeshad S. Dalal, Lois E. Tetrick, Julie A. Steinke

    This new volume, edited by industrial and organizational psychologists, will look at the important topic of cyber security work in the US and around the world. With contributions from experts in the fields of industrial and organizational psychology, human factors, computer science, economics, and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09 
    Applied Psychology Series

  • Principles of Cyberbullying Research

    Definitions, Measures, and Methodology

    Edited by Sheri Bauman, Donna Cross, Jenny Walker

    In 2010, the International Cyberbullying Think Tank was held in order to discuss questions of definition, measurement, and methodologies related to cyberbullying research. The attendees’ goal was to develop a set of guidelines that current and future researchers could use to improve the quality of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-01 
    Routledge Monographs in Mental Health

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-22 
    Psychology Press
    Researching Social Psychology

  • Cyberbullying

    From Theory to Intervention

    Edited by Trijntje Völlink, Francine Dehue, Conor Mc Guckin

    The study of cyberbullying has exploded since its first appearance in a peer-reviewed journal article in 2005. Cyberbullying: From theory to intervention aims to make clear and practical sense of this proliferation of coverage by defining the problem of cyberbullying and examining its unique…

    Paperback – 2015-11-03
    Current Issues in Social Psychology

  • The Video Game Debate

    Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Video Games

    Edited by Rachel Kowert, Thorsten Quandt

    Do video games cause violent, aggressive behavior? Can online games help us learn? When it comes to video games, these are often the types of questions raised by popular media, policy makers, scholars, and the general public. In this collection, international experts review the latest research…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01

  • Video Games and Social Competence

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Mind and Media

    The Effects of Television, Video Games, and Computers

    By Patricia M. Greenfield

    Patricia M. Greenfield was one of the first psychologists to present new research on how various media can be used to promote social growth and thinking skills. In this now classic, she argues that each medium can make a contribution to development, that each has strengths and weaknesses, and that…

    Paperback – 2014-11-20
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • Cyberbullying through the New Media

    Findings from an international network

    Edited by Peter K. Smith, Georges Steffgen

    Cyberbullying is one of the darker and more troubling aspects to the growing accessibility of new media technologies. Children in developed countries engage with cyberspace at younger and younger ages, and the use of the internet as a means to bully and harass has been greeted with alarm by…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Psychology Press

  • Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties Associated with Bullying and Cyberbullying

    Edited by Peter K. Smith

    Bullying affects the lives of many children: some are victims, some take part in bullying others, and many are, to a greater or lesser extent, onlookers or witnesses of bullying behaviours. Usually seen as something that happens in schools and amongst peers, the advent of cyberbullying by mobile…

    Hardback – 2013-09-26

  • Cyberpsychology and New Media

    A thematic reader

    Edited by Andrew Power, Grainne Kirwan

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-09-12
    Psychology Press

  • The Use and Abuse of Television

    A Social Psychological Analysis of the Changing Screen

    By J. Mallory Wober

    A critical review of the harms and benefits of television that also examines systems for maximizing television's benefits. The author breaks away from the conventional jargon of audience measurement and other traditional research methods, proposing instead new and alternative European and…

    Hardback – 2013-05-09
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

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