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The cyber effect : a pioneering cyber-psychologist explains how human behavior changes online / Mary Aiken, PhD

Author/Creator:
Aiken, Mary, author.
Publication:
New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
387 pages ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Human behavior.
Internet users -- Psychology.
Interpersonal relations -- Psychological aspects.
Social psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Behaviorism.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Social Aspects.
Summary:
"From one of the world's leading experts in cyberpsychology--a discipline that combines psychology, forensics, and technology--comes a groundbreaking exploration of the impact of technology on human behavior. In the first book of its kind, Mary Aiken applies her expertise in cyber-behavioral analysis to a range of subjects, including criminal activity on the Deep Web and Darknet; deviant behavior; Internet addictions; the impact of technology on the developing child; teenagers and the Web; cyber-romance and cyber-friendships; cyberchondria; the future of artificial intelligence; and the positive effects on our digital selves, such as online altruism"-- Provided by publisher.
"Mary Aiken is one of the world's leading experts in CyberPsychology--a discipline that combines psychology, forensics, and technology and investigates the intersection where technology and human behavior meet. In CYBERPSYCHED, the first book of its kind, Aiken applies her expertise in cyber behavioral analysis to a range of subjects, including criminal activity on the Deep Web and Darknet; deviant behavior; internet addictions; the impact of technology on the developing child; teenagers and the web; cyber-romance and cyber-friendships; cyberchondria; the future of artificial intelligence; and the positive effects on our digital selves, such as online altruism"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Prologue: When humans and technology collide
The normalization of a fetish
Designed to addict
Cyber babies
Frankenstein and the little girl
Teenagers, monkeys, and mirrors
Cyber romance
Cyberchondria and the worried well
What lies beneath : the Deep Web
The cyber frontier.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-370) and index.
ISBN:
9780812997859 (hardback)
0812997859 (hardback)
9780812997866 (ebook)
OCLC:
933719272
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