Understanding the Psychology of Internet Behaviour: Virtual Worlds, Real Lives - Adam Joinson

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Understanding the Psychology of Internet Behaviour: Virtual Worlds, Real Lives - Adam Joinson

The Internet is transforming business, education, and maybe even ourselves. In this text, Adam Joinson provides a clear summary of the psychology of t...

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Quick quiz on virtual life (as we know it) from the back cover of Understanding the Psychology of Internet Behaviour – see how you go. Are people indiscreet online? How much of a problem is Internet addiction? Am I addicted to the Internet? Can joining a virtual community have health benefits or...

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The Internet is transforming business, education, and maybe even ourselves. In this text, Adam Joinson provides a clear summary of the psychology of the Internet, while at the same time drawing lessons from previous technologies as diverse as the early telephone, telegraph and even radio hams. Mixing anecdote with findings from psychological studies, this book provides an insightful vision of the psychology of the Internet, and the implications for the design of future technologies. It is a useful resource for anyone studying Internet behaviour or interested in their own or others' online behaviour.

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Type: Non-Fiction

Genre: Psychology

Title: Understanding the Psychology of Internet Behaviour: Virtual Worlds, Real Lives

Author: Adam Joinson

ISBN: 0333984676; 0333984684

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