List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Smartphone Usage; 3. Health and Behaviour Change; 4. Social Interaction and Interpersonal Relationships; 5. Personality and Individual Difference; 6. Cognition; 7. Safety and Security; 8. Conclusion; References; Index.
Find out how the common smartphone is challenging and transforming psychological science.
David A. Ellis is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at the University of Bath and holds an Honorary Research Fellowship at the University of Lincoln. His research to date has been published in psychological, medical, and computer science journals with results regularly appearing on TV and Radio.
'David Ellis' work has been crucial in revealing the limitations of
traditional research into the effects of digital technology. He is
one of a new breed of methodologically careful researchers, who are
reforming psychological science. His new book is an excellent
primer for those interested in reinforcing the discipline's
foundations.' Tom Chivers, author of The AI Does Not Hate You
'In this thorough and wide-ranging book, David Ellis brings together what psychological science has to say about smartphones into a single authoritative source. This book is set to become a landmark volume for researchers in psychology and across the social sciences.' Samuel D. Gosling, Professor of Psychology, University of Texas
'In an area of research often consumed by more hyperbole than science, this book offers a useful guide for those conducting and following research on this important topic.' Patrick M. Markey, Professor of Psychology, Villanova University
'As psychologists seek an alternative to button presses and questionnaires, David Ellis provides a compelling alternative and a tour de force of what smartphones offer to research in the social sciences.' Paul Taylor, Professor of Psychology, Lancaster University