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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 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 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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Psychology, discrimination and hate groups online

Karen M. Douglas.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 5885 words.

The proliferation of online hate groups over the past few years has brought two main issues into focus. First, legal and political scholars have questioned the extent to which such hate...

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Impression management and identity online

Andrea Chester and Di Bretherton.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 8182 words.

Online impressions ‘need not in any way correspond to a person's real life identity; people can make and remake themselves, choosing their gender and the details of their online...

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Social networks and online community

Caroline Haythornthwaite.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 11357 words.

The very notion of community in an online context can begin a hot debate. Those who would keep the term ‘community’ for the imagined ideal of cooperation and joint sharing of land,...

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Using Online Panels in Psychological Research

Anja S. Göritz.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 8178 words.

Online panels (OPs) are an important form of web-based data collection, as illustrated by their widespread use. In the classical sense, a panel is a longitudinal study in which the same...

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Online Prejudice and Discrimination: From Dating to Hating

Kimberly Barsamian Kahn, Katherine Spencer and Jack Glaser.

in The Social Net

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 11307 words.

This chapter delves into the phenomena of prejudice and discrimination on the Internet, including an examination of the ways in which online prejudice affects offline behavior. It is...

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Online strategies versus memory-based strategies in frequency estimation

Susanne Haberstroh and Tilmann Betsch.

in Etc. Frequency Processing and Cognition

August 2002; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 7529 words.

Two kinds of strategies can be distinguished by which people can arrive at a frequency estimate: online strategies and memory-based strategies. Online strategies are based on a frequency...

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Cognitive Benefits of Online Social Networking for Healthy Older Adults

Janelle W Myhre, Matthias R Mehl and Elizabeth L Glisky.

in Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences

September 2017; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6432 words.

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Research suggests that older adults who remain socially active and cognitively engaged have...

Digital Dating: Online Profile Content of Older and Younger Adults

Eden M. Davis and Karen L. Fingerman.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6648 words.

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Older adults are utilizing online dating websites in increasing numbers. Adults of different ages may share motivations for companionship and...

Designing online experiments

Michael H. Birnbaum.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 7576 words.

This article focuses on the design of Internet-based experiments. It discusses the five criteria of a theory, between- versus within-subject designs, representative design, and systextual...

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Technical considerations when implementing online research

William C. Schmidt.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 7541 words.

This article introduces some of the rudimentary underlying concepts of how the Internet works and points out a number of caveats that can influence the quality of collected data. Topics...

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The Efficacy of Life-Review as Online-Guided Self-help for Adults: A Randomized Trial

Sanne M.A. Lamers, Ernst T. Bohlmeijer, Jojanneke Korte and Gerben J. Westerhof.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

January 2015; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 7354 words.

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The study used a randomized controlled trial to investigate the short-term and long-term effects of life-review as online-guided self-help in...

The psychological dimensions of collective action, online

Tom Postmes.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 13844 words.

This article examines the consequences of the migration of collective action into the mediated sphere. It focuses on the impact of the Internet on key psychological factors that are...

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Eye movements and on-line comprehension processes

Adrian Staub and Keith Rayner.

August 2007; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience. 12830 words.

Reading is a rather complex process, in which comprehension at a number of levels is essential. This article provides an overview of how different kinds of variable influence eye movements....

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The Internet as Psychological Laboratory Revisited: Best Practices, Challenges, and Solutions

Edward G. Sargis, Linda J. Skitka and William McKeever.

in The Social Net

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 9846 words.

This chapter tackles the topic of online research. It argues that social psychologists increasingly use the Internet to facilitate their studies and goes on to examine the prevalence of...

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