Cross-cultural cyberpsychology

2024 Senior Undergrad Lab Members

At the Digital Media and Society Lab at Hokusei Gakuen University, Japan, we¬†do cross-cultural comparative research about Internet privacy concern, self-presentation online, friendship formation and maintenance on the ‘net, and much more.

Leading the lab is Assistant Professor Robert Thomson, whose experience includes surveying SNS users from over 40 countries, using novel online quantitative research methods.

Here, you’ll find information about our research topics, lab members, publications, and how we can work with you on Internet and digital media research projects – either as a Graduate student or collaborator.

Take a look at Robert Thomson’s multi-country paper about relational mobility, published in PNAS, here. The data visualization website for the paper is at