Projects Overview

Mindful eating app

2015-2016 Seminar Series

Microlocal Notifications

2014-2015 Seminar Series

Social features of video games

Study to investigate how habitual play of social video games can benefit the context of positive psychological interventions.

VR & Eyewitness memory

2013-2014 DTP Seminar Series

Re-engaging school leavers

This study aims to research how iScoil, an Irish online learning community, works successfully with young learners who are representative of a wide range of influences that contribute to early school leaving.

Smart-tech and Well-being

Exploring Smart-technology Use and Psychosocial Well-being Within a Spinal Cord Injured Population

2012-2013 Seminar Series

Persuasion and Attitudes

This is a masters by research project completed by Liam Challenor and supervised by Irene Connolly and Hannah Barton.

Motivation in Sport

This is a masters by resesarch project being done by Patrick Healy and supervised by Olivia Hurley and Marion Palmer.

SNS & Romantic Attraction

This is a masters by resesarch project being done by Jenna Parsons and supervised by Grainne Kirwan and Andrew Power.

Cyberpsychology MSc research

Click the title to see a list of the research projects completed as part of the MSc in Cyberpsychology.

2011-2012 Seminar Series

This annual seminar series presents lectures of interest to CCTA students and staff.

Cyberpsychology Summer School

Virtual Immersive and Cyber Technologies - First Summer School on using the Internet for Behavioural Research runs from 13-17 June in IADT.

2010-2011 Seminar Series

This annual seminar series presents lectures of interest to CCTA students and staff.


Cyberpsychology is the study of the human mind and behaviour in the context of human-technology interaction. It encompasses all psychological phenomena that are associated with or impacted by emerging technology.

Special Purpose Awards 2011/12

CCTA is delighted to announce a range of Level 7 and Level 8 Certificates in Psychology and related areas. These Special Purpose Awards will run on Wednesday evenings from 7-9pm from 30th September.

Cognitive Training

This study attempts to investigate cognitive skills improvements experienced by older adults using technology and text based aids – comparing brain training games on a console or similar games in a book.

Psychology at 2nd Level

The Department of Learning Sciences has been working with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) to develop a Psychology short course for senior cycle.

Young People Online

This research will study how young people negotiate identity online and the impact that virtual identity formation can have in teenagers’ real life arena.

Conceptions of Intelligence

This study investigated whether employers implicit theories of intelligence are of a cognitive or emotional nature, and how these theories affect the perceived employability and perceived intelligence of a job candidate with Asperger Syndrome.


Cyber Bullying is also known as electronic bullying, SMS bullying, mobile bullying, online or internet bullying. The vast majority of it takes place in chat rooms, and by computer text messaging and e-mail.

Memory Aid for Older Adults

This project aims to design an interactive system to support memory in older adults. We focus on Prospective Memory, or remembering to do things in the future, since this is an important aspect of daily living that shows an age-related decline.


This project aims to mainstream mLearning approaches in mainstream education and training. IADT is a key partner, alongside Ericsson Education, in this Leonardo Da Vinci project.


The GATEWAY project facilitates and encourages the use of Assistive Technologies for people with disabilities entering both third level education and the workplace.


In 2001, the NOMAD consortiun was formed, which combined research groupings from three IoTs to examine using advanced wireless technology to improve communication.