Media coverage

Here are links to the international media coverage regarding my recent research on social responsibility;

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Social Responsibility in Online Gaming

My latest paper on Social Responsibility has been published (See link below) 


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Hussain, Z., Griffiths, M.D. & Baguley, T. (2012).Online gaming addiction

Hi there,

My research article on online gaming addiction has now been published in Addiction Research & Theory. This paper is a must read for those interested in the psychology of online gaming. See the full reference below;

Hussain, Z., Griffiths, M.D. & Baguley, T. (2012).Online gaming addiction: classification, prediction and associated risk factors. Addiction Research & Theory 20, (5), 359-371.




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Social Media/Social Networking references

Here are some references for work on social networks and related topics;

Dodds, P., Muhamad, R. & Watts, D. (2003). An experimental study of search in global social networks. Science, 301, 827-829.  In: Banyard, P. & Grayson, A. (2008). Introducing psychological research. Third edition. New York: Palgrave.

Hussain, Z. & Griffiths, M.D. (2008). Gender Swapping and Socializing in Cyberspace: An Exploratory Study. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 11, (1), 47-53.

Hussain, Z. & Griffiths, M.D. (2009). The Attitudes, Feelings and Experiences of Online Gamers: A Qualitative Analysis. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 12, (6), 747-753.

Madge, C., Meek, J., Wellens, J., Hooley, T. (2009). Facebook, social integration and informal learning at university: It is more for socialising and talking to friends about work than for actually doing work. Learning, Media & Technology, 34, 2, 141-155.

Manago, A.M., Graham, M.B., Greenfield, P.M., Salimkhan, G. (2008). Self-presentation and gender on MySpace. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 29, 6, 446-458.

Pempek, T.A., Yermolayeva, Y.A., Calvert, S.L. (2009). College students’ social networking experiences on facebook. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 30, 3, 227-238.

Travers, J. & Milgram, S. (1969). An experimental study of the small world problem. Sociometry, 32, 425.

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Social Learning Theory & Social Media

A look at Social Learning Theory and the links to Social Media

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Social Media and Social Interaction

A short video on social media, social networks and psychology.

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Tech Research

Tech Research

Some of my thoughts on technology research

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