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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 30 Citations 7,575 86 World Ranking 5575 National Ranking 2711

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • The Internet
  • Social science

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in The Internet, Digital divide, Gerontology, Higher education and Computer-mediated communication. Her The Internet research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Human factors and ergonomics, Interpersonal relationship, Suicide prevention and Internet privacy. Her research in Internet privacy intersects with topics in Health care and Health education.

She has included themes like Health Information National Trends Survey, Self-efficacy, Environmental health and Quality of life in her Digital divide study. Independent living is closely connected to Loneliness in her research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Gerontology. Her research investigates the connection between Higher education and topics such as Pedagogy that intersect with problems in Mathematics education and Qualitative research.

Her most cited work include:

  • Characteristics of online and offline health information seekers and factors that discriminate between them (622 citations)
  • No A 4 U: The relationship between multitasking and academic performance (430 citations)
  • Digital inequalities and why they matter (285 citations)

What are the main themes of her work throughout her whole career to date?

Her main research concerns Information and Communications Technology, The Internet, Social psychology, Gerontology and Digital divide. Her study on ICTS is often connected to Human multitasking as part of broader study in Information and Communications Technology. Her study on The Internet also encompasses disciplines like

  • Advertising most often made with reference to Internet privacy,
  • Higher education which is related to area like Pedagogy.

Her Social psychology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Psychological intervention, Applied psychology and Originality. Her Gerontology research also works with subjects such as

  • Loneliness which connect with Independent living and Interpersonal ties,
  • Social support most often made with reference to Quality of life. Her Digital divide study combines topics in areas such as Self-efficacy and Race.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Information and Communications Technology (21.02%)
  • The Internet (17.83%)
  • Social psychology (15.92%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Gerontology (15.29%)
  • Internet privacy (9.55%)
  • Information and Communications Technology (21.02%)

In recent papers she was focusing on the following fields of study:

Her scientific interests lie mostly in Gerontology, Internet privacy, Information and Communications Technology, ICTS and Psychological intervention. Her Gerontology study frequently intersects with other fields, such as Social exclusion. Her studies deal with areas such as Download and eHealth as well as Internet privacy.

Her work is dedicated to discovering how Information and Communications Technology, Quality of life are connected with Emerging technologies and other disciplines. Her Psychological intervention research integrates issues from Coping, Focus group, Medical education and Developmental psychology. Her Social support study which covers Interpersonal ties that intersects with Digital divide.

Between 2017 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • A Double Burden of Exclusion?Digital and Social Exclusion of Older Adults in Times of COVID-19. (26 citations)
  • The Physical–Digital Divide: Exploring the Social Gap Between Digital Natives and Physical Natives: (23 citations)
  • When first-order barriers are high: A comparison of second- and third-order barriers to classroom computing integration (21 citations)

In her most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Social psychology
  • The Internet
  • Social science

Shelia R. Cotten mainly investigates Internet privacy, Psychological intervention, Information and Communications Technology, ICTS and Focus group. Many of her studies on Internet privacy involve topics that are commonly interrelated, such as Emerging technologies. Her Psychological intervention study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Workplace bullying, Lateral violence, Collegiality and Competence.

Her study in Information and Communications Technology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Theory of reasoned action and Public relations. The various areas that Shelia R. Cotten examines in her ICTS study include Quality of life, Social support, The Internet and Long-term care. Her work deals with themes such as Intergenerational communication and Ethical leadership, which intersect with Focus group.

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Best Publications

Characteristics of online and offline health information seekers and factors that discriminate between them

Shelia R Cotten;Sipi S Gupta.
Social Science & Medicine (2004)

1055 Citations

No A 4 U: The relationship between multitasking and academic performance

Reynol Junco;Shelia R. Cotten.
Computer Education (2012)

890 Citations

Digital inequalities and why they matter

Laura Robinson;Shelia R. Cotten;Hiroshi Ono;Anabel Quan-Haase.
Information, Communication & Society (2015)

572 Citations

Student–faculty Interactions: Dynamics and Determinants

Shelia R. Cotten;Bonnie Wilson.
Higher Education (2006)

508 Citations

Impact of internet use on loneliness and contact with others among older adults: cross-sectional analysis.

Shelia R Cotten;William A Anderson;Brandi M McCullough.
Journal of Medical Internet Research (2013)

504 Citations

The relationship between internet activities and depressive symptoms in a sample of college freshmen.

Charlie Morgan;Shelia R. Cotten.
Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking (2003)

486 Citations

Perceived academic effects of instant messaging use

Reynol Junco;Shelia R. Cotten.
Computer Education (2011)

444 Citations

Internet use and depression among older adults

Shelia R. Cotten;George Ford;Sherry Ford;Timothy M. Hale.
Computers in Human Behavior (2012)

280 Citations

Internet Use and Depression Among Retired Older Adults in the United States: A Longitudinal Analysis

Shelia R. Cotten;George Ford;Sherry Ford;Timothy M. Hale.
Journals of Gerontology Series B-psychological Sciences and Social Sciences (2014)

265 Citations

Marital Status and Mental Health Revisited: Examining the Importance of Risk Factors and Resources

Shelia R. Cotten.
Family Relations (1999)

193 Citations

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