Communication, Technology and Aging

Opportunities and Challenges for the Future

by Charness, Neil, PhD, Park, Denise, PhD,

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.

  • Springer Publishing Company; November 2000
  • ISBN 9780826197122
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  • Title: Communication, Technology and Aging
  • Author: Charness, Neil, PhD (ed.); Park, Denise, PhD (ed.); Sabel, Bernhard, PhD (ed.)
  • Imprint: Springer Publishing Company