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 book examines in depth the multifaceted roles of digital technologies in the eating behaviors and eating disorders. Coverage reflects a broad theoretical and empirical knowledge of current trends in digital technology use in health behaviors, and their risks and benefits affecting wellbeing, with focus on eating behaviors and eating disorders. The authors use both qualitative and quantitative data to focus on the digital lived experiences of people and their eating related behaviors.
We are looking for new researchers for junior positions
We are looking for two to three new researchers for junior positions for the new project "Modelling the future: Understanding the impact of technology on adolescent's well-being (FUTURE)" .
New project: Modelling the future: Understanding the impact of technology on adolescent’s well-being (FUTURE)
We are happy to announce that our team succeeded in the hard grant competition EXPRO (funded by the Czech Grant Agency). We received money for a 5-year long project: “Modelling the future: Understanding the impact of technology on adolescent’s well-being (FUTURE)”.
New report: Digital technology and eating disorders
We published a new research report about digital technology and eating disorders. The report is available in Czech language.
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.