About the Journal

Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace is a diamond open access, web-based, peer-reviewed scholarly journal. The first peer-reviewed issue was published in 2007. The journal is focused on social science research about cyberspace. It brings psychosocial reflections of the impact of the Internet on people and society. The journal is interdisciplinary, publishing works written by scholars of psychology, media studies, communication science, sociology, political science, nursing, ICT security, organizational psychology and also other disciplines with relevance to psychosocial aspects of cyberspace. The journal accepts original research articles, as well as theoretical studies and research meta-analyses.

The journal is indexed with Web of Science (Social Science Citation Index and Current Contents - Social & Behavioral Sciences), SCOPUS, ERIH PLUS, EBSCO Academic Search Complete, the Directory of Open Access Journals and the Czech Database of Scientific Journals.

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Chief Editor

David Smahel, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
e-mail: smahel(at)fss.muni.cz

Associate Editors

Lenka Dedkova, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Maèva Flayelle, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Alexander Schouten, Tilburg University, Netherlands
Jan Šerek, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Fabio Sticca, Marie Meierhofer Institut für das Kind, Switzerland
Joris Van Ouytsel, Arizona State University, United States
Michel Walrave, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Managing Editor

Lenka Dedkova, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Reviews Editor

Marie Jaroň Bedrošová, Masaryk University, Czech Republic


Lucie Čejková, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Barbora Honusová, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Vojtěch Mýlek, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Adéla Švestková, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Editorial Board

Neil Coulson, The University of Nottingham, UK
Tobias Dienlin, University of Vienna, Austria
Nicola Döring, Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany
Charles Ess, University of Oslo, Norway
Joshua Fogel, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, USA
Jeff Gavin, University of Bath, UK
Leslie Haddon, London School of Economics, UK
Patricia M. Greenfield, University of California, USA
Lelia Green, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Veronika Kalmus, University of Tartu, Estonia
Sun Sun Lim, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Hana Machackova, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Peter Nikken, Windesheim University & Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Gustavo S. Mesch, University of Haifa, Israel
Jochen Peter, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, University of Tartu, Estonia
Michael W. Ross, University of Texas, Houston, USA
Anna Sevcikova, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Andra Siibak, University of Tartu, Estonia
Peter K. Smith, University of London, England
Birgit U. Stetina, University of Vienna, Austria
Václav Štětka, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Kaveri Subrahmanyam, California State University, Los Angeles, USA
Bente Traen, University of Oslo, Norway
Regina van den Eijnden, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Joris Van Ouytsel, Arizona State University
Vasja Vehovar, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Monica Whitty, The University of Melbourne, Australia & The University of Warwick, UK
Janis Wolak, University of New Hampshire, USA
Michelle Wright, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Kenneth C. C. Yang, University of Texas at El Paso, USA

Previous Associate Editors

Kristian Daneback, University of Gothenburg, Sweden (associate editor in 2011-2022)


Masaryk University, Faculty of Social Studies
Jostova 10, 60200 Brno
Czech Republic

Publication Schedule

Five issues per year

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ISSN: 1802-7962