Michelle F. Wright

Dr. Michelle F. Wright is a research associate at Pennsylvania State University. Her research interests include the contextual factors, such as familial and cultural, which influence children's and adolescents' aggression and victimization as well as their pursuit, maintenance, and achievement of peer status. She also has an interest in peer rejection and unpopularity and how such status relate to insecurity with one's peer standing, aggression, and victimization.

Publications

Cyberbullying: Definition, Behaviors, Correlates, and Adjustment Problems
Michelle F. Wright. © 2021. 18 pages.
The purpose of this chapter is to examine cyberbullying among children and adolescents, referred to as “youths” throughout the chapter. An extension of traditional bullying...
What Is Cyberbullying?
Michelle F. Wright. © 2021. 13 pages.
Children and adolescents spend a great deal of time using and interacting through electronic technologies, including cell phones, gaming consoles, and the internet. Cyberbullying...
Recent Advances in Digital Media Impacts on Identity, Sexuality, and Relationships
Michelle F. Wright. © 2020. 347 pages.
Between adolescence and adulthood, individuals begin to explore themselves mentally and emotionally in an attempt to figure out who they are and where they fit in society. Social...
Cyberbullying: Negative Interaction Through Social Media
Michelle F. Wright. © 2020. 29 pages.
The purpose of this chapter is to examine cyberbullying through social media among youth. Drawing on research from a variety of disciplines, such as psychology, education, social...
School Bullying Among Students With Intellectual Disabilities: Predictors, Outcomes, and Recommendations
Michelle F. Wright. © 2020. 23 pages.
School bullying research began in the 1970s through seminal research conducted on these experiences among Norwegian boys. From this initial research, multiple studies have been...
School Bullying and Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Michelle F. Wright. © 2020. 22 pages.
School bullying research began in the 1970s through seminal research conducted on these experiences among Norwegian boys. From this initial research, multiple studies have been...
Negative Psychological Outcomes Associated With Emerging Adults' Cyber Aggression Involvement
Michelle F. Wright. © 2020. 21 pages.
The first objective of the present study was to describe the nature of cyber aggression and victimization among emerging adults by focusing on what digital technologies are used...
The Nature of Cyberbullying Among Youths
Michelle F. Wright. © 2020. 20 pages.
The purpose of this article is to examine cyberbullying among children and adolescents, referred to as “youths” throughout the article. An extension of traditional bullying...
Cyberbullying: Definition, Description, Characteristics, and Consequences
Michelle F. Wright. © 2019. 12 pages.
Although children's and adolescents' use of technology has many benefits, there is also a darker side to youths' electronic interactions: cyberbullying. Cyberbullying...
Cyberbullying
Michelle F. Wright. © 2019. 21 pages.
Cyberbullying has become a major focus of not only youths, educators, and researchers, but also among the general population, due to high profile cases of cyberbullying...
Cyberbullying: A Negative Online Experience
Michelle F. Wright, Bridgette D. Harper. © 2019. 27 pages.
The purpose of this literature review is to describe youths' involvement in cyberbullying. The term “youths” refers to individuals in elementary school, middle school, and...
Cyberbullying: Prevalence, Characteristics, and Consequences
Michelle F. Wright. © 2019. 25 pages.
Children and adolescents are actively engaged in a digital world in which blogs, social networking sites, watching videos, and instant messaging are a typical part of their daily...
The Nature, Extent, Causes, and Consequences of Cyberbullying
Michelle F. Wright. © 2019. 13 pages.
Raised in a digitally connected world, children and adolescents do not remember a time in which new media and technology were not such integral parts or their lives. There are...
Cyberbullying: The Dark Side of Digital Interactions
Michelle F. Wright. © 2019. 19 pages.
The purpose of this chapter is to examine cyberbullying among children and adolescents. This chapter is organized into six sections, including (1) explaining the definitions...
Online Prosocial Behaviors
Michelle F. Wright, William Stanley Pendergrass. © 2019. 13 pages.
Prosocial behaviors in the cyber context (i.e., the internet, text messages) can be traced back to when the internet was just a message board, used to share open source software....
Cyber-Aggression in Higher Education
Michelle F. Wright. © 2019. 18 pages.
Emerging adults are actively engaged in a digital world in which blogs, social networking sites, watching videos, and instant messaging are a typical part of their daily lives....
Emerging Adults' Coping Strategies: Longitudinal Linkages to Their Involvement in Cyber Aggression and Cyber Victimization
Michelle F. Wright. © 2019. 15 pages.
The present study examined coping strategies for cyber victimization among 270 (130 women) emerging adults, and how these strategies related to cyber aggression one year later...
Cyber Aggression and Victimization Among Emerging Adults: The Associated Adjustment Difficulties
Michelle F. Wright. © 2019. 21 pages.
This chapter describes a study with the objective to examine cyber aggression involvement among emerging adults across technologies and relationships. Another purpose was to...
Youths and Cyberbullying: Description, Theories, and Recommendations
Michelle F. Wright. © 2019. 21 pages.
Youths are immersed in a digitally connected world, where blogs, social networking sites, watching videos, and instant messaging tools are a normal part of their lives. Many of...
Cyberbullying: Description, Definition, Characteristics, and Outcomes
Michelle Wright. © 2018. 22 pages.
Children and adolescents are actively engaged in a digital world in which blogs, social networking sites, watching videos, and instant messaging are a typical part of their daily...
The Nature, Extent, Causes, and Consequences of Cyberbullying
Michelle F. Wright. © 2018. 11 pages.
Raised in a digitally connected world, children and adolescents do not remember a time in which new media and technology were not such integral parts or their lives. There are...
Online Prosocial Behaviors
Michelle F. Wright, William Stanley Pendergrass. © 2018. 11 pages.
Prosocial behaviors in the cyber context (i.e., the internet, text messages) can be traced back to when the internet was just a message board, used to share open source software....
Youths and Cyberbullying: Description, Theories, and Recommendations
Michelle F. Wright. © 2018. 21 pages.
Youths are immersed in a digitally connected world, where blogs, social networking sites, watching videos, and instant messaging tools are a normal part of their lives. Many of...
Cyber-Aggression in Higher Education
Michelle F. Wright. © 2018. 18 pages.
Emerging adults are actively engaged in a digital world in which blogs, social networking sites, watching videos, and instant messaging are a typical part of their daily lives....
Cyberbullying: Bullying in the Digital Age
Michelle F. Wright. © 2017. 21 pages.
Children and adolescents grow up in a constantly connected digital world. They maintain active involvement in the digital world through the creation of blogs, communication via...
Identity, Sexuality, and Relationships among Emerging Adults in the Digital Age
Michelle F. Wright. © 2017. 343 pages.
Technology has become ubiquitous to everyday life in modern society, and particularly in various social aspects. This has significant impacts on adolescents as they develop and...
The Roles of Age, Gender, and Ethnicity in Cyberbullying
Michelle F. Wright. © 2017. 17 pages.
Children and adolescents have become active users of electronic technologies, with many of them blogging, watching videos, and chatting via instant messenger and social...
Cyber Aggression and Victimization among Emerging Adults: The Associated Adjustment Difficulties
Michelle F. Wright. © 2017. 21 pages.
This chapter describes a study with the objective to examine cyber aggression involvement among emerging adults across technologies and relationships. Another purpose was to...
School Bullying and Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Michelle F. Wright. © 2016. 21 pages.
School bullying research began in the 1970s through seminal research conducted on these experiences among Norwegian boys. From this initial research, multiple studies have been...
The Roles of Age, Gender, and Ethnicity in Cyberbullying
Michelle F. Wright. © 2016. 17 pages.
Children and adolescents have become active users of electronic technologies, with many of them blogging, watching videos, and chatting via instant messenger and social...
School Violence among Children and Adolescents in Rural Communities
Michelle F. Wright. © 2016. 17 pages.
School violence gained increased attention after highly publicized school shootings occurred in a variety of different school districts across the United States. Some of these...
Emerging Adults' Coping Strategies: Longitudinal Linkages to their Involvement in Cyber Aggression and Cyber Victimization
Michelle F. Wright. © 2015. 14 pages.
The present study examined coping strategies for cyber victimization among 270 (130 women) emerging adults, and how these strategies related to cyber aggression one year later...
Prosocial Behaviors in the Cyber Context
Michelle F. Wright, Yan Li. © 2012. 14 pages.
Prosocial behaviors in the cyber context (i.e., the internet, text messages) can be traced back to when the Internet was just a message board, used to share open source software....