Communication, Technology and Aging: Opportunities and Challenges for the Future

Communication, Technology and Aging: Opportunities and Challenges for the Future

by Neil Charness
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826113729

ISBN-13: 9780826113726

Pub. Date: 11/08/2002

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

In this volume, acknowledged experts present state of the art reviews and empirical data on how aging affects personal communication, and how technology can contribute to improving communication efficacy. Chapters are divided into three sections. The first section provides a basic overview of issues in this field. The second section deals with socio-cultural issues

Overview

In this volume, acknowledged experts present state of the art reviews and empirical data on how aging affects personal communication, and how technology can contribute to improving communication efficacy. Chapters are divided into three sections. The first section provides a basic overview of issues in this field. The second section deals with socio-cultural issues. The final section addresses issues around training and compensation. The volume contains new research on heretofore unexplored areas within the field of aging, such as: computer use and design, internet use, and computer literacy. For gerontologists, psychologists, and other professionals interested in aging.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826113726
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/08/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

    Part I Overview
  1. Aging and Communication: Human Factors Issues, N. Charness
  2. Over- and Under-Accommodations to Aging, S. Kemper
  3. Design Challenges Associated with Aging: The View from Industry, C. Spiezle and G. Moulton
  4. The Internet and Older Adults: Design Challenges and Opportunities, S.J. Czaha and C.C. Lee

  5. Part II Communication and Socio-Cultural Issues
  6. Culture, Aging, and Cognitive Aspects of Communications, T. Hedden and D.C. Park
  7. Aging, Sensory Loss, and Social functioning, H-W. Wahl and C. Tesch-Romer
  8. The Impact of Internet Use Over Time on Older Adults: A Field Experiment, K.L.Bikson and T.K. Bikson

  9. Part III Aging, Communications and Interface Design
  10. Aging, Communication and Interface Design, L.F. Laux
  11. Face Memory Skill Acquisition, R. Kliegl, D. Philipp, M. Luckner, and R. Th. Krampe
  12. A Systems Approach for Training Older Adults to Use Technology, W.A. Rogers, R.H. Campbell, and R. Pak
  13. Aging, Vision and Brain Plasticity: Restoring Lost Visual Functions by Computer-based Training, B.A. Sabel, D.A. Poggel, T. Schulte and E. Kasten

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