Lecture on “Internet addiction: challenge of XXI century”

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On May 15, MEPhI will hold a lecture on "Internet addiction: the challenge of the XXI century". Presenter: clinical psychologist in the Center for the prevention of addictive behavior, candidate of psychological sciences Svetlana Safontseva.

The lecture will consider specific features of the Internet environment which provoke development of dependence (addiction), call socio-psychological and medical problems associated with the excessive involvement of young people in cyberspace, as well as describe types of Internet addiction (computer games, social networks, Internet surfing, etc.). Participants of the event will discuss protection measures against Internet addiction, possible and necessary in the modern information society.

Time: 16:30

Place: Conference hall