A battle cry echoing from media portals

A review of 'The Cyber Effect: A Pioneering Cyberpsychologist Explains How Human Behaviour Changes Online', by Mary Aiken. Published by John Murray; 2016; Hb £20.00.

Newsagents and general bookstores have found their shelves sagging under an influx in trade books describing online interactions and behaviours in recent years, and there is frequently a focus on the negative repercussions of such technologies, particularly for children. The Cyber Effect was recently added to this emerging trend, covering similar topics to those already explored in other texts (including the potential detrimental impact of technology on attention, health, romance


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