Evolutionary Psychology and Information Systems Research

A New Approach to Studying the Effects of Modern Technologies on Human Behavior

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-6138-9 (Print) 978-1-4419-6139-6 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. Theoretical and Conceptual Issues

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-37

      Evolutionary Psychology and Information Systems Theorizing

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      Pages 39-59

      Group-Level Evolution and Information Systems: What Can We Learn From Animal Colonies in Nature?

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      Pages 61-83

      Applying Evolutionary Psychology to the Study of Post-adoption Information Technology Use: Reinforcement, Extension, or Revolution?

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      Pages 85-99

      The Behavioral Ecology of Human Foraging in an Online Environment: Of Omnivores, Informavores, and Hunter–Gatherers

  3. Empirical Research Exemplars

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 101-101

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      Pages 103-118

      Surprise and Human Evolution: How a Snake Screen Enhanced Knowledge Transfer Through a Web Interface

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      Pages 119-147

      How Do e-Learners Participate in Synchronous Online Discussions? Evolutionary and Social Psychological Perspectives

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      Pages 149-167

      Who Is in Your Shopping Cart? Expected and Experienced Effects of Choice Abundance in the Online Dating Context

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      Pages 169-191

      Cognitive Adaptation and Collective Action: The P2P File-Sharing Phenomenon

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      Pages 193-216

      Studying Invisibly: Media Naturalness and Learning

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      Pages 217-253

      Using Evolutionary Psychology to Extend Our Understanding of Fit and Human Drives in Information Systems (IS) Utilization Decisions and Performance

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      Pages 255-267

      The Interaction of Communication Medium and Management Control Systems in the Processes and Outcomes of Transfer Price Negotiations

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      Pages 269-285

      A Research Model for Online Social Behavior Based on an Evolutionary, Social Psychological, and Technological Approach

  4. Emerging Issues and Debate

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 287-287

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      Pages 289-303

      Costly Traits and e-Collaboration: The Importance of Oral Speech in Electronic Knowledge Communication

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      Pages 305-328

      Homo Virtualensis: Evolutionary Psychology as a Tool for Studying Video Games

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      Pages 329-342

      The Modern Hunter–Gatherer Hunts Aliens and Gathers Power-Ups: The Evolutionary Appeal of Violent Video Games and How They Can Be Beneficial

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      Pages 343-355

      Three Roads to Cultural Recurrence

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      Pages 357-375

      Evolution as Metaphor: A Critical Review of the Use of Evolutionary Concepts in Information Systems and e-Commerce

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 377-386