Rethinking Age in HCI Through Anti-Ageist Playful Interactions

@article{Ferri2017RethinkingAI,
  title={Rethinking Age in HCI Through Anti-Ageist Playful Interactions},
  author={Gabriele Ferri and Jeffrey Bardzell and Shaowen Bardzell},
  journal={Interacting with Computers},
  year={2017},
  volume={29},
  pages={779-793}
}
Abundant HCI research exists on the many assistive technologies that provide help with everyday physical and cognitive tasks. However, while a purely assistive approach often casts aging people in passive roles, recent studies suggest that adults may be ‘flourishing’ way into advanced age, even though implicit ageist prejudices are difficult to eradicate. Negative age-related stereotypes are the hidden and yet urgent issue we address in this study. There is a clear opportunity for an anti… CONTINUE READING

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