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- DescriptionFilling a critical gap in the literature, this much-needed publication is an in-depth analysis of the diverse array of research into adolescents' virtual lives. It sets young people's 'virtual' behavior in the context of contemporary developmental theory.
- Author BiographyKaveri Subrahmanyam is a Professor of Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles and the Associate Director of the Children's Digital Media Center @ Los Angeles. She received her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from UCLA in 1993. She uses developmental theory to understand young people's interactions with digital media. Using both quantitative and qualitative techniques, she has studied young people's digital worlds, including video games, chat rooms, blogs, and social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook. She has published several research articles on youth and digital media and has co-edited a special issue on social networking for the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology (2008). David Smahel is an Associate Professor on the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University - Czech Republic. He received his Ph.D. in social psychology in 2003. His main interests are adolescents and their behavior on the Internet. David's research focuses on online risks, identity development and its consequences in the virtual world, online communication, virtual romantic relationships and friendships, as well as addictive behavior on the Internet. He is the project head of the World Internet Project: the Czech Republic , which is a part of the identically titled worldwide project. David is currently editor of Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace .
- Author(s)David Smahel,Kaveri Subrahmanyam
- PublisherSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Date of Publication27/07/2012
- GenreMedicine: General
- Series TitleAdvancing Responsible Adolescent Development
- Place of PublicationNew York, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Content Note28 black & white illustrations, biography
- Weight369 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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