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Dr. Yitshak Alfasi (Ph.D)

Dr. Yitshak Alfasi (Ph.D)

Lecturer and Academic Advisor

Dr. Yitshak Alfasi holds a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology from Bar-Ilan University, and MS.c. in Research Methods in Psychology and Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the
University of Southampton, UK.

Dr. Alfasi is a lecturer and academic advisor at the Department of Behavioral Sciences, and a member of the department's teaching committee. He teaches courses in Psychology, quantitative research methods, and research seminars on behavior in close relationships and the psychology of the
digital era.

Dr. Alfasi is a graduate of the Ph.D program at the Centre for Research on Self and Identity at the University of Southampton. His dissertation research examined the manner in which chronic attachment patterns influenced the ability to form integrated and coherent mental models of significant others. Currently, Dr. Alfasi is conducting research on online social networks affect and cognition, social disidentification, and sport and society.



Alfasi, Y. (2019). The Grass is Always Greener on My Friends Profiles': The Effect of Facebook Social Comparison on State Self-Esteem and Depression. Personality and Individual Differences,147, 111-117.



Alfasi, Y., Levy, M., & Galily, Y. (2015). Israeli Football as an Arena for Post-Colonial Struggle: The case of Beitar Jerusalem FC. Journal of Comparative Research in Anthropology and Sociology, 6, 1-17.



Rom, E., & Alfasi, Y. (2014). The Role of Adult Attachment Style in Online Social Network Affect, Cognition, and Behavior. Journal of Psychology and Psychotherapy Research, 1, 24-34.



Alfasi, Y., Gramzow, R. H., & Carnelley, K. B. (2010). Adult Attachment Patterns and Stability in Esteem for Romantic Partners. Personality and Individual Differences, 48, 607–611.



אלפסי, י' (2009). "היציע המזרחי": דימויים של קבוצת בית"ר ירושלים ואוהדיה בראי השיח הבתר-קולוניאלי. סוגיות חברתיות בישראל, 8, 70-89.