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Growing Up Digital ~ Psychology Of The Internet
By Dr. Ofer Zur
The resources on this page explore the following questions:
Can the Internet and online gaming be addictive?
What is Internet Addiction?
What is the impact of technology on children, families, parents, and the relationships between parents and children?
What are the positive, neutral, and negative aspects of technology in general, Internet and online gaming?
How can we help our children reap the benefits of technology and gaming and avoid the pitfalls?
How do various generations differ in their views and use of technology?
Does multitasking reduce concentration, focus, comprehension and retention?
What is the true nature of multitasking?
Are young people’s brains are different from those of adults?
How do we make sure that young children do not have access to harmful material?
Can online gaming be educational?
How can we treat excessive self-destructive or addictive use of the Internet or online gaming?
What is the effects on families and work environments when the young people have greater mastery of technology that the older generation?
How do we achieve balance between virtual and non-virtual or online and offline lives?
Resources on Gaming & Internet Addiction:
Psychology of the Web & Internet Addiction
Internet Addiction: Handout
Technology & Online Gaming:
Helping Children & Parents Deal With Internet Gaming: Use, Abuse & Addiction:
Cyberbullying: Prevalence and Prevention
Psychology of the Web & Digital Divide:
Digital Immigrants and Digital Natives
Digital Divide & the Family
Psychology of Web (LinkedIn Group)
On Psychology of Technology, Internet, Online Gaming and Digital Divide
Online Course on Internet Addiction:
Technology, Speed and Soul:
From Speed.com to Soul.com
On Speed of Life (Press Democrat 12/06)
The Blessing of Power Blackouts (CA/01)
The Blessing of Fire Storms