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AgeLab releases white paper Driver Wellness, Safety & the Development of an AwareCar, December 30, 2009.

AgeLab researcher Lisa D'Ambrosio quoted in the Wall Street Journal article " Is It Time to Talk to Dad about His Driving? " December 7, 2009 To read the article,  click here.

AgeLab researcher Lisa D'Ambrosio appears with Jodi Olshevski, Assistant Vice President and head of The Hartford Advance 50 Team, as guests on the New York Nightly News with Chuck Scarborough, December 8, 2009.

Interview with AgeLab resarcher Dr. Lisa D'Ambrosio and The Hartford Advance 50 Team gerontologist Jodi Olshevski on comprehensive driving evaluations, December 8, 2009, Link to Video.

AgeLab researcher Lisa D'Ambrosio appears with Jodi Olshevski, Assistant Vice President and head of The Hartford Advance 50 Team, as guests on Denver, Colorado's, Daybreak Show on KWGN-TV, December 8, 2009.

AgeLab researcher Lisa D'Ambrosio quoted in the Wall Street Journal article "Is It Time to Talk to Dad about His Driving?" December 7, 2009, To read the article, click here.

AgeLab co-sponsors Forum on Business & Aging at the  Gerontological Society of America's 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, November 20, 2009

AgeLab Annual MeetingShaping Life Tomorrow: A Conversation on the Future of Aging, Business and Innovation MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA, November 19, 2009

Joe Coughlin featured in "The quest to stop the brain drain: Computer exercises are being sold as an aid to the aging mind. Are they any good?," in Boston Globe, November 16, 2009.

AgeLab's Ying Wang won the best presentation award at the New England Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society's 2009 Student Research Conference for her talk "Assessing the validity of a driving simulation for comparing in-vehicle informational interfaces," November 13, 2009.

AgeLab's Martin Lavallière presented talk "Age and cognitive task modify lane choice and lane change behaviors on highway," at the New England Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society's 2009 Student Research Conference,November 13, 2009.

AgeLab Researcher Bryan Reimer hosted a New England Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society meeting, presenting information on developing new models and methodologies to measure and understand human behavior in dynamic environments according to eye movements, visual perception and response measures.
October 7, 2009

AgeLab co-sponsors International Longevity Risk & Capital Markets Solutions Conference. To read more, click here.
September 25, 2009

AgeLab Researcher Bryan Reimer presented talk "Aging Drivers and Advanced Driver Workload Measurements" at the Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany, September 25, 2009.

Joe Coughlin and Bryan Reimer are interviewed in the Wall Street Journal article "Building a Safer Car." To read the article, click here.
September 19, 2009

AgeLab Researcher Bryan Reimer presented talk "Aging Drivers: A Need For Developing Advanced Driver Workload Measurements?" at The Eyes and The Auto (TEATA) 2009 Research Conference, September 18, 2009.

AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin was a guest on WBZ Newsradio discussing older drivers and transportation policy. To read more, click here. To listen to the podcast, click here.
July 29, 2009

AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin is featured in a Boston Globe OpEd on Older Drivers - Calls for Comprehensive Mobility Policy. Click here to read more.
July 29, 2009

The MIT AgeLab's AGNES (Age Gain Now Empathy System) is featured in the July/August issue of MORE Magazine.
June 22, 2008

The MIT AgeLab is featured in a NorthJersey.com article by columnist Virginia Rohan titled "Products would keep ‘old’ from being a dirty word." To read the article online, click here.
June 15, 2009

The MIT AgeLab is featured in a WFXT-TV FOX25 Special Report. To read the article and view video clips of on-air coverage, click here.
June 9, 2009

AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin and Researcher Bryan Reimer spoke at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America's 2009 Moving America Forward: Annual Meeting & Exposition. Joe moderated while Bryan was a speaker in the Intelligent Transportation Applications to Driver Wellness and Well-being special session.
June 2, 2009

The Boston Globe describes AgeLab as a "gold standard for the new tech of old age." To learn more, click here.
May 20, 2009

AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin was named by Fast Company Magazine as one of the "100 Most Creative People in Business." To read the feature online, click here.
May 18, 2009

AgeLab Researcher Bryan Reimer presented at the Association of MIT Retirees Annual Lunch at Endicott House in Dedham, MA.
May 12, 2009

AgeLab Researcher Bryan Reimer is featured in the WBZ-TV news segment "Simulator Shows The Dangers Of Distracted Drivers." To view the video online, click here.
May 11, 2009

Joe Coughlin Addresses Massachusetts Medical Society Annual Meeting. To learn more, click here.
May 9, 2009

The MIT AgeLab's AGNES (Age Gain Now Empathy System) is featured in the Geek.com article "MIT creates aging experience for engineers." To read the article, click here.
April 22, 2009

AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin is featured in an MIT News Q & A on AGNES (Age Gain Now Empathy System) and the AgeLab. To read the article, click here.
April 14, 2009

Researcher Bryan Reimer spoke at a Senior Issues Forum held in Lexington, MA. His talk was titled "Trends in Automotive Safety." To read more about this event, click here for information.
April 9, 2009

The MIT AgeLab's AGNES (Age Gain Now Empathy System) is featured in the Design News article "MIT's AgeLab is Engineering for the Ages." To read the article, click here.
April 8, 2009

The MIT AgeLab is featured in the Salt Lake Tribune article "Aging, the new frontier." To read the article, click here.
April 6, 2009

The MIT AgeLab is featured in the Boston Globe article "At MIT's AgeLab growing old is the new frontier." Media associated with the article includes photo of the AGNES "age suit," video of AGNES, a video interview of AgeLab founder Joe Coughlin and a clip featuring Paro, a therapeutic robot seal.
March 23, 2009

AgeLab convenes roundtable on future of robotics & eldercare contributing to NIST National Needs white paper. To read about the event, click here.
February 27, 2009

Researcher Lisa D'Ambrosio was cited in a Denver CBS Morning News feature about the MIT AgeLab Aware Car. To see the featured clip, click here.
February 11, 2009

Joe Coughlin, Bryan Reimer and Bruce Mehler of the MIT AgeLab Participate in the Transportation Review Board 88th Annual Meeting. To read more, click here.
January 11-15, 2009