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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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online therapy

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

Psychotherapy conducted over the Internet by e-mail, video phone, or Internet phone. Also called e-counselling (US e-counseling) or e-therapy. [From online + Greek therapeuein to heal or...

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Online Quizzes

Lonnie R. Yandell and William N. Bailey.

in Best Practices for Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning

February 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 4244 words.

This chapter explores the issue of students' preparation for class and how Web-based testing can be used to improve reading compliance and student learning. After reviewing the evidence...

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Online Groups

Betsy J. Page.

in The Oxford Handbook of Group Counseling

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Counselling Psychology. 9689 words.

This chapter addresses online support, therapy, and social networking groups. Illustrative examples of groups are provided. The range of online groups is described. Research on online...

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The Online Self

Alison Attrill-Smith.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology

May 2019; p ublished online November 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology. 9994 words.

This chapter considers how people create their online selves. It outlines how an online “self” could be an extension or replication of the offline self, but equally how an individual may...

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Online Romantic Relationships

Joanne Lloyd, Alison Attrill-Smith and Chris Fullwood.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology

May 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology. 10361 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the variety of ways in which online romantic relationships are conducted. It discusses how existing relationships are played out in online spaces, with...

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Online Support Communities

Neil S. Coulson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology

May 2019; p ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology. 8437 words.

In recent years online support communities have increased in popularity and, for those digitally connected, provide a convenient and accessible means of reaching out to others facing...

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Online Intergroup Contact

Béatrice S. Hasler and Yair Amichai-Hamburger.

in The Social Net

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 17686 words.

This chapter examines the literature on intergroup contact as a means of reducing bias among rival groups in conflict. The basis is the Contact Hypothesis, the leading theory in the field,...

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Online Romantic Relationships

Monica T. Whitty.

in The Social Net

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 10123 words.

This chapter considers the leading theories pertaining to traditional relationships and discusses how these may explain the initiation, development, and maintenance of relationships formed...

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Children's Privacy Online

Sonia Livingstone.

in Computers, Phones, and the Internet

July 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 12203 words.

This chapter looks at the importance of privacy in the family. It examines children and the imposition of ‘sharing’ by parents who assert a right to oversee children's use of the Internet....

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Online Action Analysis

Amanda Woodward and Erin N. Cannon.

in Social Perception

August 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuropsychology. 8177 words.

The ability to understand others’ actions as intentional is a critical foundation for human social functioning. Equally critical is the ability to recruit this knowledge rapidly in the...

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Online Decision-Making

Kevin Askew and Michael D. Coovert.

in The Social Net

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 12177 words.

This chapter explores online decision-making, suggesting that as the Internet continues to enlarge its influence in people’s lives, an increasing number of decisions will be taken online....

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Characterizing online groups

David P. Brandon and Andrea B. Hollingshead.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 9988 words.

The proliferation of information and communication technologies has fostered dramatic growth in both the number and variety of online groups over the past fifteen years. Such growth...

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Online social support groups

Martin Tanis.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 10714 words.

To give and receive social support is an important aspect of social interaction, and since the Internet has become more and more integrated with everyday life, it is no surprise that much...

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Methodological Choices: Online Research

Neil S. Coulson.

in Oxford Handbook of the Psychology of Appearance

May 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Social Psychology; Clinical Psychology. 3834 words.

The Internet has many potential applications within the appearance-related domain. For example, it may be used as a means for therapeutic intervention, to set up and manage patient support...

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Cultural Considerations on Online Interactions

Heyla Selim.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology

May 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology. 10148 words.

This chapter explores cultural factors in online interaction and communication. Several major cultural theories are considered, including Hall’s (1976) distinction between high- and...

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Conceptualizing Online Groups as Multidimensional Networks

Bei Yan, Young Ji Kim, Andrea B. Hollingshead and David P. Brandon.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology

May 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology. 9824 words.

The advancements in information and communication technologies in the past few decades, as represented by ubiquitous computing, social media, and artificial intelligence, have made it...

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Impression Management and Self-Presentation Online

Chris Fullwood.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology

May 2019; p ublished online November 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology. 10507 words.

The Internet and digital technologies present abundant opportunities for individuals to manage the impressions they make on others. The ubiquitous nature of the Internet means that for...

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The Psychology of Online Lurking

Maša Popovac and Chris Fullwood.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology

May 2019; p ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology. 10177 words.

Lurking, or passive online participation, is often defined as non-participation or minimal participation in online groups or communities. Although lurking has previously been considered a...

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Developing an Online Curriculum in Psychology

Jeffrey L. Helms, Pam Marek, Christopher K. Randall, Daniel T. Rogers, Lauren A. Taglialatela and Adrienne L. Williamson.

in Best Practices for Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning

February 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 6360 words.

This chapter discusses how both departments and individuals can incorporate effective practices in online course development and instruction. It is organized into five sections covering the...

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Internet Research and Online Resources

David C. Ahern and Katie A. Ahern.

in Ziskin's Coping with Psychiatric and Psychological Testimony

January 2012; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 6124 words.

This chapter presents Internet research and online resources, including resources in the psychological, legal, and lay domains, and guidance for optimizing success within such resources.

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