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  • Psychology and Social Media

    Becoming Digital, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Digital Child

    The Evolution of Inwardness in the Histories of Childhood, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

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