Human Behavior, Psychology, and Social Interaction in the Digital Era

Human Behavior, Psychology, and Social Interaction in the Digital Era

Anabela Mesquita (CICE – ISCAP/Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal & Algoritmi Centre, Minho University, Portugal) and Chia-Wen Tsai (Ming Chuan University, Taiwan)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: June, 2015|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 372
ISBN13: 9781466684508|ISBN10: 146668450X|EISBN13: 9781466684515|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8450-8


The advancement of new technologies has greatly increased the impact of information systems on daily human life. As technology continues to rapidly progress, human-computer interaction is quickly becoming a topic of interest.

Human Behavior, Psychology, and Social Interaction in the Digital Era combines best practices and empirical research on social networking and other related technologies. Emphasizing creative and innovative implementation across various disciplines, this publication is a critical reference source for researchers, educators, students, IT managers, and government healthcare agencies concerned with the latest research in the fields of information systems and networks, mobile technology, cybercrime, and multitasking.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Blogging
  • Cybercrime
  • Decision Support Systems
  • High-Frequency Interaction
  • Information Technology
  • Mobile Technology
  • Online Consumerism

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Anabela Mesquita is a professor at the School of Accounting and Administration of Porto (ISCAP)/ Polytechnic School of Porto (IPP), Portugal. She is the Director of the Research Centre for Communication and Education and member of Algoritmi Research Centre (Minho University). She is also the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction, which is an academic journal indexed by EI-Compendex. In addition, Dr. Mesquita has published numerous papers in various international journals and conferences. She also serves as one of Organizing Committee Chairs of The Third International Conference on E-Technologies and Business on the Web (EBW2015) that will be held at the ESG Management School, Paris, France in 2015. Moreover, Dr. Mesquita is an Associate Editor of the Information Resources Management Journal and referee for the Journal of Cases of Information Technology. She has also been evaluator and reviewer for European commission projects.
Chia-Wen Tsai is an associate professor in the Department of Information Management, Ming Chuan University. Dr. Tsai is one of the Editors-in-Chief of International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design, and International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction. He is also the Associate Editor of Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, and Taiwan Corresponding Editor of British Journal of Educational Technology. He is interested in online teaching methods and knowledge management.