A Sense of Control

This work develops a theoretical framework for a virtual community for people with long-term, severe mobility disabilities. It proposes strategies for implementing a virtual community model based on user information needs. The central theme to emerge from their narratives is how the use of information and communications technology (ICT) allows them to regain a sense of control. The conclusion is that the technology provides strategies for independence and facilitates self-empowerment. Draws on the author’s wide-ranging experience of ICT and disability Provides practical and realistic recommendations to real-world problems

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  • Author : Christine Tilley
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 308 pages
  • ISBN : 1780631448
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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A Sense of Control

A Sense of Control
  • Author : Christine Tilley
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 October 2008
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This work develops a theoretical framework for a virtual community for people with long-term, severe mobility disabilities. It proposes strategies for implementing a virtual community model based on user information needs. The central theme to emerge from their narratives is how the use of information and communications technology (ICT) allows them to regain a sense of control. The conclusion is that the technology provides strategies for independence and facilitates self-empowerment. Draws on the author’s wide-ranging experience of ICT and

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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 13 February 2018
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“Instead of trusting kids with choices . . . many parents insist on micromanaging everything from homework to friendships. For these parents, Stixrud and Johnson have a simple message: Stop.” —NPR “This humane, thoughtful book turns the latest brain science into valuable practical advice for parents.” —Paul Tough, New York Times bestselling author of How Children Succeed A few years ago, Bill Stixrud and Ned Johnson started noticing the same problem from different angles: Even high-performing kids were coming to them acutely stressed

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  • Publisher : Benchmark Publications Incorporated
  • Release : 16 April 1998
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 15 June 2020
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Self-control has gained enormous attention in recent years both in philosophy and the mind sciences, for it has profound implications on so many aspects of human life. Overcoming temptation, improving cognitive functioning, making life-altering decisions, and numerous other challenges all depend upon self-control. But recent developments in the philosophy of mind and in action theory, as well as in psychology, are now testing some of the assumptions about the nature of self-control previously held on purely a priori grounds. New

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  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release : 12 January 2010
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  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release : 19 November 2008
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  • Author : Joseph T. Hallinan
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release : 20 May 2014
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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Why We Make Mistakes, an illuminating exploration of human beings’ astonishing ability to deceive themselves. To one degree or another, we all misjudge reality. Our perception—of ourselves and the world around us—is much more malleable than we realize. This self-deception influences every major aspect of our personal and social life, including relationships, sex, politics, careers, and health. In Kidding Ourselves, Joseph Hallinan offers a nuts-and-bolts look at how this penchant

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  • Author : Helen Gift, PhD,Marcia G. Ory, PhD, MPH,Ronald P. Abeles, PhD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 12 July 1994
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In this timely and important work, expert gerontologists review what has been learned about the aged and the process of aging and link this knowledge to interventions for improving the quality of life. This volume highlights the development of preventive, therapeutic, and rehabilitative interventions designed to assist older people maintain their independence and quality of life. In addition to the editors, chapter authors include Robert N. Butler, Matilda White Riley, Carroll Estes, and a foreword by James O. Mason.

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If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Happy?
  • Author : Raj Raghunathan
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 26 April 2016
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The first book by the creator of COURSERA®'s most popular online course in 2015, "A Life of Happiness and Fulfillment" Could the same traits that drive your career success also be keeping you from being happier? Fifteen years after getting his MBA, Raj Raghunathan spent some time with his old classmates. He noticed that though they’d all done well, there didn’t appear to be much correlation between their academic success and career success. What Raj found even more

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 27 August 2015
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Agency has two meanings in psychology and neuroscience. It can refer to one's capacity to affect the world and act in line with one's goals and desires--this is the objective aspect of agency. But agency can also refer to the subjective experience of controlling one's actions, or how it feels to achieve one's goals or affect the world. This subjective aspect is known as the sense of agency, and it is an important part of what makes us human. Interest

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  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 05 March 2019
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Introducing The Power of Agency, a science-backed approach to living life on your own terms. Agency is the ability to act as an effective agent for yourself—reflecting, making creative choices, and constructing a meaningful life. Grounded in extensive psychological research, The Power of Agency gives you the tools to help alleviate anxiety, manage competing demands and help you live your version of success. Renowned psychology experts Paul Napper and Anthony Rao will help you break through your state of

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  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 17 January 2013
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