Longitudinal analysis of smartphone usage

Period: 2014 – 2019 Source of funding: Wave 1: IN3-Universitat Oberta de Catalunya; Wave 2: Social Science and Humanities Research Council del Canadà (SSHRC). Project framework: ACT Project Team: Principal investigator:  Andrea Rosales, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya; Collaborator: Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya; Research assistants: Lluís Teixidó, Aram García. Abstract: The increasing use of mobile devices is changing the ecology of digital artifacts of daily use. In this multiphase project, we are exploring smartphone users’ behaviors among different age groups, with a special focus on older people. The first wave was conducted in 2014 under the title “Intergenerational comparison of online activities”. In this wave, we gathered...