Technophobia: The Psychological Impact of Information Technology

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Index

a
Abouserie, R. 130
academic achievement:
and computer anxiety 134 , 172 ;
and computer attitudes 52 ;
in mathematics 6 , 112 ;
and psychological gender theory 68 ;
sex differences in 5 , 6 , 29 , 131 , 132 -3;
and stereotyping 49 , 53
Adams, C.H. 139
Adams, N.E. 64 , 65 , 73 -4
Adelson, B. 93
advertising:
computer 49 , 50 , 86 , 125 , 173
age:
and technophobia 11 , 18 - 19 , 20 -1, 31
agency/agentic orientation 43 , 88
Ahl, D.H. 32
Ajzen, I. 25 , 118
Alfano, P. 84 , 91
Allen, A. 91
Allen, N. 134
Allwood, C. 137
Alspaugh, C. 82
Altemeyer, B. 141
Amin, M.E. 84
analogies in computer training 159 -60
analytical strategies 92 , 101 , 103 , 139 ;
in management 140 -1;
and self efficacy 77 -8, 79 , 80
Anastasi, P.L. 89
Anderson, J. 20 , 22
Anderson, R. 26 , 97
androgyny see psychological androgyny
Angulo, I.E. 19 , 146
Anson, R. 159 , 160
anthromorphism of computers 83
anxiety 13 - 15 , 105 , 106 , 130 ;
arousal of 69 - 71 , 74 ;
and fear 70 , 72 -3;
and self efficacy 69 - 71 , 77 , 78 ;
state anxiety 14 - 15 , 17 ;
trait anxiety 14 , 15 , 18 , 24 ;
see also computer anxiety
Appelbaum, S. 146
Arce, R. 24
Arch, E. 110 , 111 , 112 , 158 -9
Archer, J. 34 , 50 , 125
Arnold, E. 149
art-based methodologies 51 -7
Arthur, W., Jr 89 , 92 , 110
Arvey, R.A. 89
Asian families 6
attitudes see computer attitudes
attitude tests:
computerized 134
automaticity 106 -7, 108 , 116
avoidance behaviour 69 , 71 , 73 -4;
see also computer avoidance
Ayman, R. 107

b
Bailyn, L. 143 , 145
Bakan, D. 43 , 88
Baldwin, A.C. 45 -6, 138
Bales, R.F. 43 , 88
Balistreri, E. 98
Ballard-Reisch, D. 45
Bandura, A.:
and anxiety 69 , 70 , 106 , 160 ;
and avoidance behaviour 73 -4;
self efficacy theory 58 , 61 -7, 77 , 78 , 110 , 112 , 139 , 140 , 145 ;
social cognitive theory 61 , 139 ;
and task focus 104

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Acknowledgements x
  • Author’s Note xi
  • Prologue xii
  • Introduction 1
  • Chapter 1 - Technophobia 10
  • Chapter 2 - Technophobia and Gender 37
  • Chapter 3 - Technophobia and Self Efficacy 60
  • Chapter 4 - Technophobia and Cognitive Style/ Spatial Ability 79
  • Chapter 5 - Psychological Models of Technophobia 102
  • Chapter 6 - Technophobia in Education 123
  • Chapter 7 - Technophobia in Management 136
  • Chapter 8 - Technophobia—a Broader Perspective 147
  • Chapter 9 - Technophobia Reduction Programme 158
  • Conclusions 169
  • Epilogue 174
  • References 175
  • Index 208
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