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Douglas A. Parry

Douglas A. Parry is an early career researcher interested in the meeting point between people and technology. He currently holds a faculty position teaching and supervising within the undergraduate and postgraduate Socio Informatics programs as part of the Department of Information Science at Stellenbosch University. As a member of the Cognition and Technology Research Group (CTRG), he is involved in a number of research projects concerning the interplay between emerging digital technologies, human cognition and affective wellbeing. His research interests include: media effects, human computer interaction, and cyberpsychology. He is currently working towards a doctoral degree specifically focusing on media multitasking and cognitive control.