1Department of Psychology, University of Bucharest
Integrating social and behavioral sciences (which are by tradition rather non-technological approaches) with technology is one of the major challenges of these domains, and psychology is no exception. The volume "Psychology and Technology: Fundaments of Robotherapy and Psychotherapy through Virtual Reality" addresses this important and innovative topic with a robust evidence-based approach. The book gives the reader throughout its five chapters first of all a basic understanding of the principles behind such an integration. But, as the book is the result of work done by a group of researchers at the Babes-Bolyai University, who are active through the International Institute for the Advanced Study of Psychotherapy and Applied Mental Health, the book is by no means theory-driven, but also explores directions for the application of said principles, in empirical studies and in professional work. The authors take a militant stance on the integration between psychology and technology. Given their background as psychotherapists, they explore integration only in this area of professional work.
Psychology and Technology
Full article access Total downloads: 975 (Distinct clients:170)