Home is where the head is: a distributed cognition account of personal health information management in the home among those with chronic illness
We examined how Personal Health Information Management (PHIM) is performed in the homes of diabetic patients. We found that approaches to studying cognition that focus on the individual, to the exclusion of their context, overlook the pivotal role of environmental, social, and technological features in shaping PHIM.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA 2: Virtual Environments Group, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, Madison, WI, USA
Publication date: August 3, 2018