Research Guide: The Internet and Psychology

Finding Articles

The effects of technology on psychology is a big topic. We suggest narrowing your focus to a specific technology or area of psychology, such as relationships, communication, or memory. Here are some searches that can help you get started:

"social media" AND communication
Facebook AND relationship
anorexia and “cognitive behavioral therapy”
internet AND memory
internet AND privacy
"social media" AND motivation



You can also try searching for these terms in ScienceDirect.


Background Information

The following books and videos provide background information for beginning research on the Internet and psychology.
Title Availability
Internet Learning and the Building of Knowledge Floor 4, HM 1033. C 675 2007
Hacking the Future: Privacy, Identity, and Anonymity on the Web Floor 4, QA 76.9 M 65 S 879 2012
The App Generation: How Today's Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World Floor 4, HQ 799.9 I 58 G 37 2013

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