2014 Publications

2014 Publications

Beckers, N., Schreiner, S., Bertrand, P., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Munger, D. & Dobres, J. (in press). Comparing the Demands of Destination Entry using Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy S4. To appear in the proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Chicago, IL.

Belyusar, D., Reimer, B., Shoup, A., Jokubaitis, B., Pugh, B., Mehler, B., & Coughlin, J.F. (2014). A Preliminary Report on the Effects of Digital Billboards on Glance Behavior during Highway Driving. Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Coughlin, J. F. (2014). "Disruptive demographics: The new business of old age" in The Update of Aging: How long life is changing the world of health, work, innovation, policy and purpose. P. Irving (Editor), New York: Wiley. 

Coughlin, J. F. (2014). Navigating longevity and mapping the new frontier of financial advisory value. LIMRA SRI Digest, Issue 2.

Coughlin, J. F. (2014). Technology, Innovation, and Developing a NexGen Aging Services Workforce. Public Policy & Aging Report, 24(1): 6-9. 

D’Ambrosio L. A. & Mehler, A. C. (2014). Three Things Policymakers Should Know About Technology and Older Adults. Public Policy & Aging Report, 24(1): 10-13.

Dobres J, Reimer B & Mehler B (2014). Seeing voices: Recent research reveals that voice-command interfaces may demand more visual interaction with drivers than expected. Vision Zero International June, 2014. Pp 16-20.

Dobres, J., Chahine, N., Reimer, B., Gould, D., Mehler, B., Pugh, B.
& Arredondo, S. (2014). An Art Meets Science: Subtle Typeface Design Characteristics Affect Word Legibility in Brief Glances. Poster presented at The Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting. St. Pete Beach, FL.

Dobres, J., Chahine, N., Reimer, B., Mehler, B. & Coughlin, J.F. (2014). Revealing Differences in Legibility Between Typefaces Using Psychophysical Techniques: Implications for Glance Time and Cognitive Processing. MIT AgeLab White Paper No. 2014-3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. (pdf)

Dobres, J., Chahine, N., Reimer, B. & Mehler, B. (2014). An Exploratory Psychophysical Investigation of the Relative Glance Legibility of Chinese Typefaces. MIT AgeLab White Paper No. 2014-4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. (pdf)

Dobres, J., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Chahine, N., & Gould, D. (2014). A Pilot Study Measuring the Relative Legibility of Five Simplified Chinese Typefaces using Psychophysical Methods. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutoUI 2014), Seattle, WA.

Ellis, D. & Coughlin, J. F. (2014). Just When We Need It Most: Trust, Technology, and Navigating Old Age. Public Policy & Aging Report, 24(1): 18-20.

Ellis, D., Houser, A., & Coughlin, J. F. (2014). An Exploratory Study of Caregiver Stress, Fatigue & Worry in the United States. MIT AgeLab White Paper No 2014-5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. (pdf)

Isaacson, M. (2014). Planning a Silver Lining: Location-Aware Technologies, Urban Design, and Older Adults’ Use of Space. Public Policy & Aging Report, 24(1): 21-24.

Isaacson, M., Shoval, N., Wahl, H.W., Oswald, F., Auslander, G. (2014). Compliance and data quality in GPS-based studies. Transportation: Planning, Policy, Research, Practice. Online First. October, 2014. (Abstract)

Kramer, B. (2014). Dementia Caregivers in Germany and Their Acceptance of New Technologies for Care: The Information Gap. Public Policy & Aging Report, 24(1): 32-34.

Kun, A.L., Froehlich, P., Green, P.A., Reimer, B., Heeman, P.A., Thomas Miller, W., Tashev, I., Iqbal, S. & Gable, T.M. (in press). CLW 2014: The Rourth Workshop on Cognitive Load and In-Vehicle Human-Machine Interaction (Workshop Position Paper). To appear in the Adjunct Proceedings of the 6thInternational Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutoUI 2014), Seattle, WA.

Lee, C. (2014). Adoption of Smart Technology Among Older Adults: Challenges and Issues. Public Policy & Aging Report, 24(1): 14-17.

Lee, C. (2014). The effects of age-related individual characteristics on technology adoption and use, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society New England Chapter Student Conference, April 18, Cambridge, MA.

Lee, C. (2014). The role of trust in older adults’ adoption and use of technology, The Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting, November 5-9, Washington, DC.

Lee, C. & Coughlin, J.F. (2014). Older adults' adoption of technology: an integrated approach to identifying determinants and barriers, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 32(5): 747-759.

Lee, C., Mehler, A., Reimer, B., Mehler, B. & Coughlin, J.F. (2014). Relationship between Drivers’ Self- Reported Health and Technology Perceptions Across the Lifespan. Adjunct Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutoUI 2014), Seattle, WA.

Mehler, B. & Reimer, B. (2014). An Executive Summary: Further Evaluation of the Effects of a Production Level “Voice-Command” Interface on Driver Behavior: Replication and a Consideration of the Significance of Training Methodology. MIT AgeLab White Paper No. 2014-7. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. (open access link)

Mehler, B., Reimer, B., Dobres, J., McAnulty, Mehler, A., Munger, D. & Coughlin, J.F. (2014). Further Evaluation of the Effects of a Production Level “Voice-Command” Interface on Driver Behavior: Replication and a Consideration of the Significance of Training Methodology. MIT AgeLab Technical Report No. 2014-2.Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. (pdf)

Mehler, B., Reimer, B., Lavallière, M., Dobres, J. & Coughlin, J.F. (June 2014). Proposed system for the objective evaluation of the safety benefits of technologies and initial rating values. MIT AgeLab Technical Report No. 2013-27c. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (pdf). Evaluating technologies relevant to the enhancement of driver safety. AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, Washington, D.C. (pdfsupporting materials)

Munger, D., Mehler, B., Reimer, B., Dobres, J., Pettinato, A., Pugh, B., & Coughlin, J.F. (2014). A Simulation Study Examining Smartphone Destination Entry while Driving. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutoUI 2014), Seattle, WA.

Myrick, R. J. (2014). The Social Implications of a Technology for Medication Compliance. Public Policy & Aging Report, 24(1): 25-26.

Reimer, B. (2014). Driver Assistance Systems and the Transition to Automated Vehicles: A Path to Increase Older Adult Safety and Mobility? Public Policy and Aging Report, 24(1):27-31.

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Arredondo, S., Gulash, C., Foley, J.P. & Waldmann, A. (2014). The MIT AgeLab n- back: a multi-modal android application implementation. Adjunct Proceedings of the the 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutoUI 2014), Seattle, WA. (Open source paper)

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Dobres, J., Coughlin, J.F., Matteson, S., Gould, D., Chahine, N. & Levantovsky, V. (in press). Assessing the Impact of Typeface Design in a Text Rich Automotive User Interface. Ergonomics.

Reimer, B., Mehler, B. & Donmez, B. (2014). A Study of Young Adults Examining Phone Dialing while Driving using a Touchscreen vs. a Button Style Flip-Phone. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 23, pp. 57-68.

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Dobres, J., McAnulty, H., Mehler, A., Munger, D.,& Rumpold, A. (2014). Effects of an ‘Expert Mode’ Voice Command System on Task Performance, Glance Behavior & Driver Pysiology. To appear in the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutoUI 2014), Seattle, WA. (pdf)

Reimer, B. (2014). Driver Assistance Systems and the Transition to Automated Vehicles: A Path to Increase Older Adult Safety and Mobility? Public Policy & Aging Report, 24(1): 27-31.

Schreiner, S., Beckers, N., Bertrand, P., Munger, D., Dobres, J., Mehler, B. &Reimer, B. (2014). A Comparison of the Demands of Destination Entry using Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy S4. Presentation at The New England Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society’s Annual Student Conference, Cambridge, MA. Volpe Award for the Best Transportation Presentation.

Shibata, T., & Coughlin, J. F. (2014). Trends of robot therapy with neurological theraputic seal robot, PARO. Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, 26(4), 418-425. 

Solovey, E.T., Zec, M., Garcia Perez, E.A., Reimer, B. & Mehler, B. (2014). Classifying Driver Workload Using Physiological and Driving Performance Data: Two Field Studies. Proceedings of ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Toronto, Canada.

Wang, Y., Reimer, B., Dobres, J., & Mehler, B. (2014). The sensitivity of different methodologies for characterizing drivers' gaze concentration under increased cognitive demand. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 26, 227-237.

Zhang, Y., Mehler, B., Reimer, B., Belyusar, D., Pala, S., Ifushi, S. & McBride, J. (2014). Assessing the Implications of Age on Applying Visual-Manual Distraction Guidelines to Portable Telematics Interactions. To appear in the Proceedings of the 21st ITS World Congress. Detroit, MI.

Zhao, N., Chen, W., Xuan, Y., Mehler, B., Reimer, B. & Fu, X. (2014). Drivers’ and Non-drivers’ Performance in a Change Detection Task with Static Driving Scenes: Is there a Benefit of Experience? Ergonomics.

 

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