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Not a Technology Person: Motivating Older Adults Toward the Use of Mobile Technology

@article{VillalobosZiga2017NotAT,
  title={Not a Technology Person: Motivating Older Adults Toward the Use of Mobile Technology},
  author={Gabriela Villalobos-Z{\'u}{\~n}iga and Mauro Cherubini},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2017},
  volume={abs/1707.07887}
}
  • Gabriela Villalobos-Zúñiga, Mauro Cherubini
  • Published 2017
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • Older users population is rapidly increasing all over the World. Presently, we observe efforts in the human-computer interaction domain aiming to improve life quality of age 65 and over through the use of mobile apps. Nonetheless, these efforts focus primary on interface and interaction de- sign. Little work has focused on the study of motivation to use and adherence to, of elderly to technology. Developing specific design guidelines for this population is relevant, however it should be… CONTINUE READING
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