Document Type : Research Article
This article highlights the influence of the computer on the human psyche,moreover, it clarifies what kind of psychological symptoms are undergone by "addiction to the Internet." Furthermore, the impact of spending a lot of time at the computer on the psychological and intellectual development of a childis discussed. Furthermore, the scientific and theoretical foundations for studying the problem of computer addiction are presented. Traditions of research of peculiarities of relations "person - computer" are analyzed.