Interdisciplinary Research Team
on Internet and Society is based in
Masaryk University, Brno,
the Czech Republic.
Our members carry out research
related to the social, psychological,
sociological and political implications
of the use of information and
We co-organize the annual
international conference Cyberspace
and publish Cyberpsychology: Journal
of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace.
Our research interests
- ICT and well-being
- Cyber aggression (bullying, online harassment, cyberhate)
- Online relationships, online communication, and interactions
- Children, adolescents, and ICT
- Parental mediation
- Excessive internet use
- eHealth and mHealth
- ICT security
- New media audiences
- New media and civic participation
- Local media
- Human-computer interaction
New book: Digital Technology, Eating Behaviors, and Eating Disorders
We are excited to see the new book "Digital Technology, Eating Behaviors, and Eating Disorders" by David Šmahel, Hana Macháčková, Martina Šmahelová, Michal Čevelíček, Carlos A. Almenara, and Jana Holubčíková published in Springer.
The Emergence of Cyberpsychology
Our team member David Šmahel was recently interviewed for an article by a top informatics journal Communications of the ACM about cyberpsychology as a research field.
Cyberpsychology gained Impact Factor: 1.400
Web of Science published their journal citation records for 2017, that for the first time included also Cyberpsychology. With IF of 1.400, the journal belongs to the second quartile in Multidisciplinary Psychology.