"On the Internet No One Knows I'm an Introvert": Extroversion, Neuroticism, and Internet Interaction

  title={"On the Internet No One Knows I'm an Introvert": Extroversion, Neuroticism, and Internet Interaction},
  author={Yair Amichai-Hamburger and Galit Wainapel and Shaul Fox},
  journal={Cyberpsychology \& behavior : the impact of the Internet, multimedia and virtual reality on behavior and society},
  volume={5 2},
Social communication is one of the most common reasons for using the Internet. This paper examines how the personality characteristics of the user affect the meaning and importance of Internet social interaction in comparison with "real life," face-to-face interactions. Forty subjects all of whom were familiar with using "chat" participated in this study. After a at" session, they were instructed to answer several questionnaires. It was found that introverted and neurotic people locate their… 

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