Elham Nehmad's research while affiliated with CUNY Graduate Center and other places

Publications (2)

Article
Individuals communicate and form relationships through Internet social networking websites such as Facebook and MySpace. We study risk taking, trust, and privacy concerns with regard to social networking websites among 205 college students using both reliable scales and behavior. Individuals with profiles on social networking websites have greater...
Article
The anonymity of the Internet may provide depression information to Asian Americans who often associate depression with shame and stigma beliefs and avoid treatment. We interviewed 20 Asian Americans regarding reasons for Internet depression information use, non-use, and relevant Web site topics. Thematic analysis was used to analyze the qualitativ...

Citations

... Extant literature offers a number of explanations for the privacy paradox phenomenon. One commonly cited explanation is that many of the studies observing the privacy paradox (Fogel & Nehmad, 2009;Shin & Kang, 2016;Taddicken, 2014) focus only on concerns or risk perceptions as a predictor of privacy management behavior. A commonly cited alternative to this approach is the privacy calculus model (Culnan & Armstrong, 1999), which predicts that individuals' decisions about privacy management behavior involve weighing the expected negative consequences of sharing personal information along with the expected benefits of such behavior. ...
... Three studies showed how users of ICTs liked the option of being able to choose where to use technology (ie, at work or in the convenience of their own homes) [35][36][37]. Having easy access to information from around the world, at any time in the day, through use of the Internet was regarded as useful in comparison to using books [37,38]. ...