Spirituality: there's an app for that! (but not a lot of research)

  title={Spirituality: there's an app for that! (but not a lot of research)},
  author={Elizabeth A. Buie and Mark Blythe},
  journal={CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  • Elizabeth A. Buie, M. Blythe
  • Published 27 April 2013
  • Computer Science
  • CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems
The iTunes App Store contains over six thousand apps related to spirituality and religion. The ACM digital library, however, contains only 98 works that address this topic from an HCI perspective. Despite high-profile calls for research in the area, the HCI community has produced only 19 research papers focused on the topic, almost half of which are the work of one person and her colleagues. In this paper we provide an overview of the relevant HCI research in this area, a partial inventory of… 

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