- Copyright Page
- List of Contributors
- Volume Introduction
- Cyberpsychology Research Methods
- The Online Self
- Impression Management and Self-Presentation Online
- Personality and Internet Use: The Case of Introversion and Extroversion
- Adolescent and Emerging Adult Perception and Participation in Problematic and Risky Online Behavior
- The Myth of the Digital Native and What It Means for Higher Education
- Technology Interference in Couple and Family Relationships
- Older Adults and Digital Technologies
- Textese: Language in the Online World
- Cultural Considerations on Online Interactions
- Online Romantic Relationships
- The Social Consequences of Online Interaction
- Online Support Communities
- Digital Inclusion for People with an Intellectual Disability
- The Psychology of Online Lurking
- Conceptualizing Online Groups as Multidimensional Networks
- Uses and Gratifications of Social Media: Who Uses It and Why?
- Image Sharing on Social Networking Sites: Who, What, Why, and So What?
- Social Media and Cyberactivism
- Socially Connecting Through Blogs and Vlogs: A Social Connections Approach to Blogging and Vlogging Motivation
- Positive Aspects of Social Media
- Managing Your Health Online: Issues in the Selection, Curation, and Sharing of Digital Health Information
- A Psychological Overview of Gaming Disorder
- Mourning and Memorialization on Social Media
- The Therapeutic and Health Benefits of Playing Video Games
- Video Games and Behavior Change
- Game Transfer Phenomena: Origin, Development, and Contributions to the Video Game Research Field
- Psychosocial Effects of Gaming
- Enacting Immorality Within Gamespace: Where Should We Draw the Line, and Why?
- Gaming Classifications and Player Demographics
- The Rise of Cybercrime
- Policing Cybercrime through Law Enforcement and Industry Mechanisms
- Cybercrime and You: How Criminals Attack and the Human Factors That They Seek to Exploit
- The Group Element of Cybercrime: Types, Dynamics, and Criminal Operations
(p. v) Acknowledgments
(p. v) Acknowledgments
The editors would like to thank all of the authors for their invaluable contributions to this volume. Without them, we would not have such an encompassing volume of the most up-to-date research in the area of cyberpsychology.
Alison would like to thank all of her colleagues who have worked on this volume. She would also like to thank her favorite big person, not-so-little anymore favorite small person and dog for listening to her ramblings and for their ever-present ongoing support.
Chris would like to thank his colleagues and co-authors who have contributed to this volume. I would like to dedicate this book to Dr W., my favorite veterinary surgeon, dancer and platform gamer, but most importantly my best friend. Thank you for helping me to find the ‘real’ me. I owe you everything.
Melanie also sends a HUGE thank you to her colleagues and co-authors, particularly her co-editors. You have taught me more than you know, and about more than you know. This volume is dedicated to RJK for that moment in New York when your patience and support reoriented my world.
Daria would like to thank everyone involved in this book, her co-editors, authors, and co-authors—you’ve made it happen! I’d like to dedicate this book to my LB, RBK—thank you for always being there!