Cyberpsychology Research Group

Academic contact

Dr Martin Graff

Today, cyberpsychology may be defined as the study of human behaviour and how we interact with the Internet and computers. The research of the group focuses on several areas, and examples of our recent research include:

  • Online persuasion and social influence
  • Online disinhibition and disclosure
  • Online dating and dating scams
  • Illicit online relationships
  • Online learning and mobile applications in learning

The applications of research in cyberpsychology are wide and varied ranging from how the Internet can be used to aid learning, through to the ways in which individuals form and maintain relationships online. The cyberpsychology team comprises of a number of academic staff, and PhD researchers.