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Intrinsic Motivation and Design of ICT for the Ageing Population

  • T. S. Goldhaber
  • P. M. Langdon
  • P. J. Clarkson
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Abstract

In many countries around the world, the average of the population is rapidly increasing (OECD, 2006). On average, people require more healthcare as they age (Blaschke et al., 2009), meaning that in a population in which more people are of an advanced age, there will need to be a higher level of healthcare provision (Gray, 2005). However, existing medical systems have neither the finances nor capacity to insure a high standard of care for older individuals (Rechel et al., 2009).

Keywords

Intrinsic Motivation Motivation Theory Interface Design Mastery Goal Fluid Intelligence 
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Acknowledgements

The authors are grateful for the help of Dr Andrew Przybylski in providing and discussing many valuable sources of information and ideas regarding intrinsic motivation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. S. Goldhaber
    • 1
  • P. M. Langdon
    • 1
  • P. J. Clarkson
    • 1
  1. 1.Engineering Design Centre, Department of EngineeringCambridge UniversityCambridgeUK

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