Saturday, June 25, 2011

Literature Update

A very interesting paper to read. For those of the group, we had some talks about that few days ago ...

Metcalf O, Pammer K (In Press) Attentional bias in excessive massively multiplayer online role-playing gamers using modified Stroop task. Computers in Human Behavior, Available online 24 May 2011.

And two papers more on the "philosophical" aspects of cyberbehavior. We should not neglect philosophy when dealing with cyberbehavior, as we need, like for any other science, a humanistic approach to frame our research. And as François Rabelais said (one of the leading French humanists of the Renaissance, and, incidently, we studied in the same school: the Faculty of Medecine of the University of Montpellier in France J ... I know, but I had to write it ! J ): "Science sans conscience n’est que ruine de l’âme."

Thomas C, Sheth A (2011) Web Wisdom: An essay on how Web 2.0 and Semantic Web can foster a global knowledge society. Computers in Human Behavior, 27:1285-1293.
Zhou L, Ding L, Finin T (2011) How is the Semantic Web evolving? A dynamic social network perspective. Computers in Human Behavior, 27:1394-1302.

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