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Author Aiken, Mary, author.

Title The cyber effect : one of the world's leading experts in cyberpsychology explains how technology is shaping the development of our children, our behavior, our values and our perception of the world -- and what we can do about it/ Mary Aiken, PhD.

Publication Info. New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2017.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  155.9 Aiken c.201  ---  Available
Edition 2017 Spiegel & Grau Trade paperback edition.
Description 387 pages ; 22 cm
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Note Originally published in hardcover in 2016.
Hardcover edition published as: The cyber effect : a pioneering cyber-psychologist explains how human behavior changes online.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-370) and index.
Subject Human behavior.
Technology -- Children.
Forensic psychology.
Internet -- Behavior.
Internet users -- Psychology.
Interpersonal relations -- Psychological aspects.
Social psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Social Psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Movements -- Behaviorism.
Forensic psychology. (OCoLC)fst00932009
Human behavior. (OCoLC)fst00962811
Interpersonal relations -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst00977412
Social psychology. (OCoLC)fst01122816
Psychology, Social.
Computing Methodologies.
Interpersonal Relations.
Cover Title Cyber effect : an expert in cyberpsychology explains how technology is shaping our children, our behavior, and our values--and what we can do about it
ISBN 9780812987478 (paperback)
0812987470 (paperback)

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