Technology Library

  • Unraveling the Biology of Emotions
    There's a lot of discussion about love, happiness and contentment on university campuses, but much of it is coming from academic researchers in their labs, not romantically inclined college students on the lawns. More importanty, much ...
  • Communication Addiction Disorder: Concern over Media, Behavior and Effects
    By Joseph B. Walther Dept. of Communication, Cornell University Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association Boston August, 1999 Abstract Recent attention to Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD) raises concerns about conceptualization and etiology of such a ...
  • Confessions of a Woman on Online Dating: Reflections
    I have a confession to make. I pay hard-earned money to meet virtual men. What’s wrong with me?! Absolutely nothing. I’m cute (I swear!), in shape, have an interesting job, have interesting ...
  • Thinking About Using Match.com?
    It can be a big decision to start online dating. Some people still see it as a service for losers who can’t meet people in real life. In reality, it’s a good option ...
  • Committed Boyfriend World, to Match.com Land, to Single and Happy
    Somehow, I became the girl who almost always had a boyfriend. They weren’t always the greatest boyfriends, and I wasn’t always happy with the one I had at the time, but I was just ...
  • Top 10 Suggestions for Online Startups
    I wrote this article after having been involved with -- as employee, management, or consultant -- a number of (mostly) Internet startups over the past decade. You see a lot of the same patterns and ...
  • Web 2.0: Consistency, Relevancy and Reliability
    Implications for Health and Mental Health Information Online I've seen this question from varying folks over the past year or so as the next obvious evolution in the "tagging" craze -- "Why don't we just ...
  • The Road Online to Empowered Clients and Providers
    This chapter focuses on how the provider's changing role, combined with psychoeducational Web sites, online support groups, and emerging modalities like e-therapy, can open the door to providing clients with a higher-quality level of ...