Latest Cyberpsychology Stories
New evidence suggests heinous behavior played out in a virtual environment can lead to players’ increased sensitivity toward the moral codes they violated.
While there may be numerous practical reasons for wanting a smartphone with a bigger screen, a new study has found that many people are more motivated by an emotional need to own a bigger device.
Social media such as YouTube videos provide a popular and flexible venue for online activism.
Many of us turn to the Internet to find out what ails us when we are sick. For people who have trouble handling uncertainty, however, "cyberchondria" - the online equivalent to hypochondria - becomes worse as they seek answers
Privacy concerns and a tendency to battle internet addiction are among the reasons that an increasing number of people are committing “virtual identity suicide” and ceasing their social media use.
With the widespread popularity of social networking sites such as Facebook, it is increasingly common for people to use interpersonal electronic surveillance to monitor the activities of current and former romantic partners.
Pet therapy can help patients cope with the pain, stress, and emotional effects of a serious illness, but access to a companion animal is not always possible.
The more than 100 million Americans living with chronic pain and daily suffering often have limited outlets to talk about their conditions with others who can understand and offer comfort.
Researchers released the findings of a study that suggested using multiple forms of media at the same time could be linked to symptoms of anxiety and depression.
More than 900 million people worldwide are active users of the social networking site Facebook, and it is estimated that as many as one-third report using Facebook to check on the activities of former romantic partners.
- A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.