Aging and TechnologyRichard Ferraro*
Professor Department of Psychology University North Dakota USA
- *Corresponding Author:
- Richard Ferraro
Department of Psychology
University North Dakota, USA
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E-mail: [email protected] email.und.edu
Received date: December 15, 2015; Accepted date: December 17, 2015; Published date: December 24, 2015
Citation: Ferraro R (2015) Aging and Technology. Aging Sci 3:e117. doi:10.4172/2329-8847.1000e117
Copyright: © 2015 Ferraro R, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
In a recent article (Ferraro, Wunderlich, Wyrobek, & Weivoda, 2014), my co-authors and I observed some interesting relationships between age and texting and iPod dependence. We wanted to see if texting and iPod dependence were related to each other (they are) but also included a wide age range of subjects, primarily due to the fact that we were employing MTurk (Buhrmester, Kwang, & Gosling, 2011). Across all four of the texting and iPod dependence scales (Emotional Reaction, Excessive Use, Relationship Disruption, Psychological/ Behavioral Symptoms), all relationships with the variable Age were negative (r’s ranged from -.06 to -.45) and all but one was significant (ps<0.01).