The impact of mobile digital technology on influencing behavior / W. Hutchinson and A. Jones

Hutchinson, W. and Jones, A. (2008) The impact of mobile digital technology on influencing behavior / W. Hutchinson and A. Jones. Journal of Media and Information Warfare, 1. pp. 19-29. ISSN 1985-563X

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Abstract

This speculative paper examines both the present and future uses of ubiquitous, mobile digital technologies to propagandise, deceive, behaviour modification and influence. These individualised technologies have the potential for both generic and individual targeting of those to be influenced. The techniques used and success will depend on both the time span available which would determine whether the objective is to coerce, manipulate or convert the target(s) and what stage the persuasive process has reached. Speculation on the impact of developing peripherals that expand the human sensory experience and produce an overall real time virtual environment is carried out. The issues of the impact on ubiquitous personalised communications on social impact, privacy, security, and behaviour modification are examined.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > Human behavior. Behaviorism. Neobehaviorism. Behavioral psychology
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > Telecommunication > Wireless communication systems. Mobile communication systems
Divisions: Faculty of Communication and Media Studies > Centre for Media and Information Warfare Studies (CMIWS)
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitan 1
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2016 02:56
Last Modified: 16 May 2016 04:11
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/13655

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