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Title Communication, technology and aging : opportunities and challenges for the future / Neil Charness, Denise C. Parks, Bernhard A. Sabel, editors
Published New York : Springer Pub. Co., [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 235 pages)
Contents Aging and communication : human factors issues / Neil Charness -- Over-accommodations and under-accommodations to aging / Susan Kemper -- Design challenges associated with longevity : the view from industry / Craig Spiezle and Gary Moulton -- The internet and older adults : design challenges and opportunities / Sara J. Czaja and Chin Chin Lee -- Culture, aging, and cognitive aspects of communication / Trey Hedden and Denise C. Park -- Aging, sensory loss, and social functioning / Hans-Werner Wahl and Clemens Tesch-Römer -- The impact of internet use over time on older adults : a field experiment / Karra L. Bikson and Tora K. Bikson -- Aging, communication, and interface design / Lila F. Laux -- Face memory skill acquisition / Reinhold Kliegl [and others] -- A systems approach for training older adults to use technology / Wendy A. Rogers, Regan H. Campbell, Richard Pak -- Aging, vision, and brain plasticity : restoring lost visual functions by computer-based training / Dorothe A. Poggel [and others]
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Communication -- Technological innovations.
Communicative disorders in old age.
Older people -- Communication.
Biomedical Technology.
Communication Disorders.
Form Electronic book
Author Charness, Neil.
Parks, Denise C.
Sabel, Bernhard A.
ISBN 0826197124 (electronic bk.)
9780826197122 (electronic bk.)