1. What is cyberpsychology?
  2. How is cyberpsychology different than other technology?
  3. What does a cyberpsychologist do?
  4. What are cyberethics?

Media Psychology & more

  1. What is media psychology?
  2. What is interaction design?
  3. What is social media psychology?

Artificial Intelligence

(coming soon)

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Answers for cyberpsychology

1) What is cyberpsychology?

A vital question, especially as Big Tech immerses us further into metaverses as well as other AI-laden and embodied experiences. 

2) How is cybertechnology different than other technologies?

Cybertechnology, in particular, encompasses a wide range of computing and interactive communications devices that engage human beings through mediated features. Examples include:

  • Social media networking
  • Affective computing
  • Augmented reality
  • Virtual communities
  • Content and blogging
  • Mobile computing
  • Computer games and online gaming
  • e-Commerce and online shopping
  • Telehealth & telemedicine
  • Cyberbullying
  • Epidemiological studies of Internet use and behavior
  • Cyberporn

3) What does a cyberpsychologist do?

  • A cyberpsychologist is someone who scientifically researches how cybertechnologies (see list above) influence our minds and our behavior. 
  • We use the insights from our research to help protect, nurture, and/or advance human-centeredness (instead of machine-centeredness) across human-machine touch points. 
  • Our research also aspires to understand the social, behavioral, and psychological impact of today's interactive technologies. 
  • Lastly, our research findings and ensuing analysis shed important light on noteworthy trends, ideas or risks worth attention in the context of human-machine relationships.

4) What are cyberethics?

Cyberethics refers to the moral implications of cybertechnologies. For a more expansive answer, howeer, please read my post here.

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Answers for Media Psychology & more

1) What is media psychology?

Media psychology is the study of how our creation, consumption, and distribution of media — namely through mediated technologies — influences our mind and thus, our behavior.

2) What is interaction design?

  • Broadly speaking, interaction design involves designing interfaces for technological products, namely at the level where humans and technology "meet" or interact. 
  • The general goal of interaction design is to facilitate seamless and graceful "technology touchpoints" so they are beautiful, emotive, functional, and easily fit into our everyday lives. 
  • The other side of the coin, however, is that despite its aesthetic presentations and best functional intentions, interaction designs also make technology (and its inner, computational parts and underpinnings) opaque. 
  • The latter point is key because interfaces, while simplifying processes or points of human-machine interaction, often prevent users from seeing the "guts of the machine" and, thus, limit/prevent users from having "full transparency" into the inner-workings of computational and automation machines.

3) What is social media psychology?

As a subset of media psychology, this discipline explores how our social media interactions can impact our identity, subjective wellbeing, and relationships with our social groups.

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