In: Psychology of Social Media

Sadism on the Internet, what does it say about us?
9th October 2014

For a long time there has been an increasing sense that Internet trolling has been growing out of control. Though the…

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The Strongest Online Persuader You’ll Ever Encounter: Yourself
11th May 2014

It’s time we were honest with ourselves about online persuasion, don’t you think?¬†As every day passes, the online environment becomes more…

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The Psychodynamics of Social Networking [Video]
2nd April 2014

My aim in writing the book The Psychodynamics of Social Networking was to take the incredible ideas and theories produced by…

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The Psyche of Social Networking: Id, Ego, and Superego
23rd March 2014

Today, it may seem a little bit reductive, but Freud’s “tripartite psyche” still gives us a model of the psyche that…

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The Digital Economy of Recognition: on the extensions of the self into the global Internet
18th February 2014

Presentation given at the Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies 20th Anniversary Conference, University of Essex. As a former student and member of…

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Connected-Up Culture: the ubiquity problem
14th February 2014

Our culture is more connected up than it ever was before, and for this there are consequences. The development of the…

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