Technology and Psychological Well-being

Technology and Psychological Well-being

by Yair Amichai-Hamburger (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107402287
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/21/2011
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dr Amichai-Hamburger is the director of the Research Center for Internet Psychology (CIP), based at the Sammy Ofer School of Communications at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya, Israel. He has taught courses on psychology and the internet, management and leadership, and creativity in organizations at Israel's leading universities and served as a senior advisor to the Israeli Ministry of Education. A prolific author, he has received awards from the American Library Association and the Academy of Management for his academic articles. His research interests include Internet use and well-being, virtual teams and inter-group contact on the Internet.

Table of Contents

1. Communication technology and psychological well-being: Yin, Yang, and the golden mean of media effects George Rodman and Katherine G. Fry; 2. Internet and well-being Yair Amichai-Hamburger and Azy Barak; 3. Information, innovation, and society Steven L. Goldman; 4. Work-related technological change and psychological well-being Michael P. O'Driscoll, Caroline Biron, and Cary L. Cooper; 5. From ergonomics to hedonomics: trends in human factors and technology Tal Oron-Gilad and Peter A. Hancock; 6. 'Good teleworking': under what conditions does teleworking enhance employees' well-being? Ellen Ernst Kossek, Brenda A. Lautsch, and Susan C. Eaton; 7. Commuting and well-being Raymond W. Novaco and Oscar I. Gonzalez; 8. Technology and medicine Jeffrey W. Jutai, Sherry Coulson, and Elizabeth Russell-Minda; 9. Mothers of invention? The myth-breaking history and planetary promise of women's key roles in subsistence technology Rae Lesser Blumberg; 10. Technology and well-being: designing the future Yair Amichai-Hamburger.

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