Applying psychology to understand relationships with technology: from ELIZA to interactive healthcare

@article{Duggan2016ApplyingPT,
  title={Applying psychology to understand relationships with technology: from ELIZA to interactive healthcare},
  author={G. B. Duggan},
  journal={Behaviour & Information Technology},
  year={2016},
  volume={35},
  pages={536 - 547}
}
  • G. B. Duggan
  • Published 2016
  • Computer Science
  • Behaviour & Information Technology
  • ABSTRACT Increasingly sophisticated interactive devices are being developed to meet the requirements of healthcare services that place greater emphasis on self-management. This article considers the importance of the relationships that users form with technology from the perspective of the human–computer interaction literature and the clinical psychology literature. It is argued that users are often willing to engage in relationships with technology that share many features of relationships… CONTINUE READING

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