Guide to Laboratories at the Department of Psychology
Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc

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Cyberpsychology deals with the progressive development of modern telecommunications. It presents current knowledge about the human-cyberspace-society interaction. It points out both the positive and negative and scientific dimension of the use of cyberspace with a practical impact on the field of psychology.

Guarantor, team, contact

PhDr. Jan Šmahaj, Ph.D.,, +420 585 633 500

Research, grants

  • Effectiveness and impact of VR exposure therapy in specific phobias,
  • Grant: TACR No. TL03000090 titled “Virtual reality and management of procedural pain in patients with burn trauma” for the years 2020 – 2023

Student projects:

  • Perception of facial illusions in virtual reality
  • Influence of a virtual reality superhero’s experience on prosocial behaviour in real life
  • Cybersex as a Part of Life: A Systematic Review of 10 Years of Cybersex Research

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