‘Written in an easily accessible style, this reader contains a wide range of research studies on topics of interest to cyberpsychologists that are not often found together in a single source. The book also contains a wealth of information on previous studies and should be of great use to undergraduate students studying cyberpsychology.’ - John Charlton, University of Bolton, UK
‘As more and more of our lives are spent interacting with, and via, computers, so psychology as a discipline needs to keep pace. The diversity of the rapidly growing field of cyberpsychology is expertly illustrated in this thematic reader. The editors, Power and Kirwan, present recent cutting-edge work on a wide range of topics in a volume that will provide an ideal introduction to this new and exciting field.’ - Adam Joinson, University of the West of England, UK
Andrew Power is Head of the Faculty of Film, Art, and Creative Technologies at the Institute of Art, Design, and Technology in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland. Prior to this Andrew spent many years in the ICT industry working for a number of multinational corporations. Originally trained as an engineer, Andrew holds an MA from the University of Dublin, an MBA from the University of Strathclyde and a doctorate in Governance from Queens University Belfast. Andrew’s research interests include social networking, governance and the psychology of online crime.
Gráinne Kirwan is a lecturer in psychology in IADT, teaching on both the BSc (Hons) in Applied Psychology and the MSc in Cyberpsychology. She lectures on topics such as forensic psychology, cyberpsychology, computer-mediated communication and the psychology of virtual reality and artificial intelligence. She holds a PhD in Criminology as well as an MSc in Applied Forensic Psychology, a Postgraduate Certificate in Third Level Learning and Teaching, and an MLitt in Psychology.