Class Description

Cyberpsychology: (degree course) is the study of what happens to the human psyche, human emotions, behaviours, ‘selves’ and group dynamics when engaging with online technologies. Students will be introduced to current online technologies and how they influence attitudes and behaviour. Topics related to this concept include: beliefs about the self, identity formation, self presentation, social comparison, and interpersonal relationships (e.g., friendship development, romantic relationship development – jealousy and dating). Emphasis will be placed on applying social psychological principles to understanding behaviour in online settings, with particular ’emphasis on development of the self..

Notes

  • Textbooks are provided
  • Can be paired with Criminology in the PM

Schedule

MON TUES WED THURS FRIDAY
9:00-12:00 Cyberpsychology

Campus Information

Doon Campus