Research Guide: The Internet and Psychology

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Academic Search Premier

This multidisciplinary database is a great place to begin a search on any psychological or sociological topic, from mental illness to developmental psychology to group dynamics.


Created by the American Psychological Association, this database contains scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles from top psychology journals on a wide range of research in how technology impacts human psychology.


PsycINFO is another great psychology database. It can be used to locate even more scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles on the impact of technology on human psychology

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

This psychology database focuses more on the behavioral, emotional, and developmental aspects of psychology and can be used to locate information on how technology effects memory, communication, relationships, and more.

Web Resources

Pew Internet and Technology

This this one of several ongoing research projects by the Pew Research Center. This page offers quick access to their research on the impacts of the Internet on society and is a valuable source for statistics.

Psychology of Cyberspace

Created by Dr. John Suler at Rider University, this site contains in-depth discussions on the various ways that the Internet and related technology have impacted human psychology and communication.

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