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Technology and psychological well-being

Author: Yair Amichai-Hamburger
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
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This book considers the impact of technology on our lives and ways to ensure technology enhances, rather than damages, our psychological well-being.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Technology and psychological well-being.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009016623
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yair Amichai-Hamburger
ISBN: 9780511635373 0511635370 9780511634925 0511634927 0511632630 9780511632631
OCLC Number: 498931620
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 287 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Communication technology and psychological well-being: yin, yang, and the golden mean of media effects / George Rodman and Katherine G. Fry --
Internet and well-being / Yair Amichai-Hamburger and Azy Barak --
Information, innovation, and society / Steven L. Goldman --
Work-related technological change and psychological well-being / Michael P. O'Driscoll, Caroline Biron, and Cary L. Cooper --
From ergonomics to hedonomics: trends in human factors and technology / Tal Oron-Gilad and Peter A. Hancock --
Good teleworking: under what conditions does teleworking enhance employees' well being? / Ellen Ernst Kossek, Brenda A. Lautsch, and Susan C. Eaton --
Commuting and well-being / Raymond W. Novaco and Oscar I. Gonzalez --
Technology and medicine / Jeffrey W. Jutai, Sherry Coulson, and Elizabeth Russell-Minda --
Mothers of inventions? The myth-breaking history and planetary promise of women's key roles in subsistence technology / Rae Lesser Blumberg --
Technology and well-being: designing the future / Yair Amichai-Hamburger.
Responsibility: edited by Yair Amichai-Hamburger.
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