Introduction to psychological aspects of Internet use / Jayne Gackenbach and Evelyn Ellerman Pt. 1. The intrapersonal : statistically "normal" and "deviant" aspects of the self The self and the Internet : variations on the illusion of one self / Elizabeth Reid Causes and implications of disinhibited behavior on the Internet / Adam Joinson Internet addiction : does it really exist? / Mark Griffiths Internet therapy and self-help groups : the pros and cons / Storm A. King and Danielle Moreggi Future clinical directions : professional development, pathology, and psychotherapy on-line / John M. Grohol Pt. 2. The interpersonal : from close to distant relationships The psychology of sex : a mirror from the Internet / Raymond J. Noonan Males, females, and the Internet / Janet Morahan-Martin Work and community via computer-mediated communication / Caroline Haythornthwaite, Barry Wellman, and Laura Garton Virtual societies : their prospects and dilemmas / Magid Igbaria, Conrad Shayo, and Lorne Olfman Pt. 3. The transpersonal : on the net and the net itself From mediated environments to the development of consciousness / Joan M. Preston World wide brain : self-organizing Internet intelligence as the actualization of the collective unconscious / Ben Goertzel The coevolution of technology and consciousness / Jayne Gackenbach, Greg Guthrie, and Jim Karpen.