Digital Technology: Advances in Research and Applications

Michelle F. Wright, PhD (Editor)
Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA

Series: Computer Science, Technology and Applications
BISAC: COM087000



Volume 10

Issue 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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The book provides up-to-date research on the role of digital technologies in children’s, adolescent’s, and young adult’s lives, and how they navigate developmental tasks and issues utilizing these technologies. The book synthesizes the research on digital technology use and how these technologies contribute to addiction, information processing for fake news, hinder or help identity development and formation, contribute to aggressive behaviors, explore sexuality, and benefit or harm relationships with parents, teachers, friends, and romantic partners. Topics include cyberbullying and prevention, cyberbystanding, internet and social media addiction, suicide, fake news, proanorexia, and identity.
(Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1. Traditional Bullying and Cyberbullying: A Theoretical and Empirical Comparison Based on Correlations and Severity
(Julia Fluck, PhD, Chair of School Pedagogy and Educational Research, Institute of Educational Science, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany)

Chapter 2. Digital Bystanders: Multi-Tiered Considerations in Examining the Bystander’s Roles to Cyberbullying
(Mickie Wong-Lo, Randy Gonzalez and Lyndal M. Bullock, Associate Professor, School of Education, Biola University, La Mirada, CA, USA, and University of North Texas, Denton, TX USA)

Chapter 3. Polish Teachers and Cyberbullying: A Qualitative Exploration of the Stakeholders’ Perceptions and Experience of the Phenomenon
(Magda Marczak and Iain Coyne, Coventry University, Coventry, England, and others)

Chapter 4. Cyberbullying: Challenges and Ideas for Prevention
(Julia Barlińska, Faculty of Psychology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland, and others)

Chapter 5. Sexting: A New Way to Explore Sexuality
(Mónica Ojeda, Rosario Del Rey, Rosario Ortega-Ruiz and José A. Casas, Department of Educational and Developmental Psychology, Universidad de Sevilla, Seville, Spain, and others)

Chapter 6. Social Media, Online Communities, Connection and Coping: Contextual Considerations within the Developmental Period of Emerging Adulthood
(Samantha L. Gray, PhD, Lindsey Lockridge and Ryan Peleaux, College of Applied Behavioral Sciences, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, US)

Chapter 7. Negative Issues Related to Smartphone and Social Media Use and Abuse
(William Stanley Pendergrass, American Public University System)

Chapter 8. Problematic Internet Use
(Michelle F. Wright, Penn State University, State College, PA, US and others)

Chapter 9. Screen Use and Suicide in U. S. Youth: What is the Evidence?
(Daniel Romer, Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US)

Chapter 10. Negative Cyber Effects: Why Digital Technologies Contribute to Aggression and Decrease the Ability to Judge the Credibility of Digital Lies (Fake News)
(Catarina Katzer, PhD, Institute of Cyberpsychology and Media Ethics, Cologne, Germany)

Chapter 11. (Un)doing Deviance: Social Categorization in User Reactions to Proanorexia Videos on YouTube
(Anu Sirola, Markus Kaakinen, Tuuli Turja and Atte Oksanen, Tampere University, Tampere, Finland)

Chapter 12. Technology as Skin
(Joan Ann Swanson, PhD, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY)


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