Access and attitudes to digital technologies across the adult lifespan: evidence from distance education

Richardson, John T. E. and Jelfs, Anne (2015). Access and attitudes to digital technologies across the adult lifespan: evidence from distance education. In: Rosen, Larry D.; Cheever, Nancy and Carrier, L. Mark eds. The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Psychology, Technology and Society. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 89–104.

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Edited by three of the world’s leading authorities on the psychology of technology, this new handbook provides a thoughtful and evidence-driven examination of contemporary technology’s impact on society and human behavior.

Includes contributions from an international array of experts in the field
Features comprehensive coverage of hot button issues in the psychology of technology, such as social networking, Internet addiction and dependency, Internet credibility, multitasking, impression management, and audience reactions to media
Reaches beyond the more established study of psychology and the Internet, to include varied analysis of a range of technologies, including video games, smart phones, tablet computing, etc.
Provides analysis of the latest research on generational differences, Internet literacy, cyberbullying, sexting, Internet and cell phone dependency, and online risky behavior

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