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Cyberpsychology, a specialized branch of psychology, examines the effects of digital technology on human behavior. It involves comprehensive research on various facets such as the behavioral changes triggered by virtual reality, cognitive modeling, and the role of social media in personality disorders, addiction, and anxiety. Cyberpsychology also investigates the pros and cons of virtual therapy, with a particular emphasis on its efficacy noted during the COVID-19 pandemic. A prominent area of interest is the link between social media use and self-esteem, social isolation, depression, and addictive behaviors. The field also delves into its impact on sleep quality and overall wellness. Beyond influencing other domains like cybersecurity, Cyberpsychology holds cultural significance and boasts dedicated resources for its study, including professional organizations, academic journals, television programs, and books.

Cyberpsychology (Wikipedia)

Cyberpsychology (also known as Internet psychology, web psychology, or digital psychology) is a scientific inter-disciplinary domain that focuses on the psychological phenomena which emerge as a result of the human interaction with digital technology, particularly the Internet.

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