News IADT Cyber course explores the impact of technology on human behaviour, cognition & relationships
What motivates people in online settings including online shopping, dating and gaming? Is ‘Internet Addiction’ a real disorder? What are the psychological effects of video conferencing? Cyberpsychology examines the online world and its impact on human behaviour, cognition and relationships. By studying the human mind and behaviour in the context of human-technology interaction, cyberpsychology also considers the impact of new technologies on users, from the latest mobile devices and gaming systems to high-end immersive reality equipment.
This field that has been growing in importance as more and more aspects of our lives involve technology. This has seen an increased emphasis given the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic that has thrust a large proportion of our work, social and day-to-day activities online. It is important to have Cyberpsychologists studying the impacts of this and considering how technology can help in these troubling times.
Graduate occupations include social media experts, online investigation specialists, journalists, usability experts, marketing specialists, educators, and IT professionals.
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Postgraduate courses: 4th June 2020.
Professional Development Certificate courses: 20th August 2020.
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