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Dr Javiera Rosell

Academic Visitor

Javiera Rosell is a visitor at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing.

Javiera is based in Santiago - Chile, and actively participates in the field of psychogerontology, focusing her work on the psychological aspects of aging. She is a professor in the School of Psychology of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) and sub-director of the Senior Citizens Program PUC.

Her research interest is the impact of technologies on older persons' well-being, especially related to depression, anxiety, and life satisfaction. Currently, she is working on a project about technology use by older caregivers as a postdoctoral researcher at the Millennium Institute of Caregiving Research (MICARE).

Also, she studies the topic of ageism and how this influences the quality of life of the older population, particularly its effect on Internet use.

Javiera holds a Ph.D. in Psychology (PUC) and a Master in Psychogerontology.