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Monotype and MIT AgeLab Study Links Type Style with Reduced Driver Distraction Risk

Youtube video of research study wtih Japanese subtitles.

Tech Talk with Bryan Reimer

Bryan talks about AgeLab research with Monotype regarding font type and its significance regarding drivers' attention.

Top Technology for Mature Drivers

MIT AgeLab and The Hartford collaborate on informing the public about new car technologies to help older drivers

Roundtable on Age-Correlated operator Performance

Director Joe Coughlin speaks at the John A. Volpe National Transportation systems Center regarding the new technology challenges older drivers face.


Meet AGNES, our Age Gain Now Empathy System designed to give you the physical limitations that many older adults experience.

How AgeLab endeavored to move a VW Bug into its second story lab.

AgeLab is developing a multimedia archive. The following videos and podcasts were produced by the press or other third parties. New AgeLab produced videos are forthcoming and will be distributed across this website and archived here.

Jeff Taylor of speaks with Joe CoughlinAgelab scientist

February 2011

Jeff Taylor, Founder and CEO of, a social network and well-being resource for Baby Boomers, talks to Joe Coughlin about how Boomers can use the web to improve well-being.

Housing For A Lifetime
January, 2011

The MIT AgeLab and The Hartford Advance 50 Team hosted a forum entitled, Shaping Life Tomorrow: A Conversation on the Future of Aging, Business and Innovation.

The Future is Gray, Small & Female

November, 2010

Hosted by Transportation@MIT, this talke was given to an audience of researchers, students and transportation professionals in both the public and private sectors.

AwareCar's Assisted Parallel Parking
November, 2010

AgeLab's Bryan Reimer explains how we studied physiological indications of stress in driving subjects using the semi-automated parallel parking feature of our Lincoln MKS. See the press release.

Moving Miss Daisy
August, 2010

Joseph Coughlin on Disruptive Demographics, interview with Rohit Sakhuja, MIT Radio's Paradigm Shifts, February 4, 2010.

Inside the MIT AgeLab, Fox News, June 9, 2009.

New Transportation Demands of an Aging America, presented at University of Michigan, Center for Advancing Safe Transportation Throughout the Lifespan, Ann Arbor, April 7, 2009.

Joseph Coughlin on AgeLab’s Approach to Aging & Driving, Boston Globe,, March 23, 2009.

Therapeutic Robotics & Eldercare @ AgeLab, Boston Globe,, March 23, 2009

AgeLab’s Age Gain Now Empathy System (AGNES), Boston Globe,, March 23, 2009.

Impact of Longevity on Business Innovation, Management TV Brasil, June 12, 2008

Living Long & Living Well: Navigating Longevity with Innovative Technology, Cambridge Trust Company Thought Series, April 8, 2008

Changing Shape of Later Life & Future of Retirement, interview with Kelly Greene, Wall Street Journal, February 16, 2008

How to Talk to Parents About Aging, interview with "Ask Amy" Dickinson, National Public Radio, January 17, 2008

Disruptive Demographics: The New Business of Old Age, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, Philadelphia Convention Center, October 23, 2007

Why Aging is New to Business; Business Innovation Factory, interview with Walt Mossberg, Wall Street Journal, Providence, Rhode Island, October 11, 2007

Driving Miss Daisy Digitally, MIT World, MIT Technology Day, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 5, 2004.

Alzheimer's & the Driving Decision, WGBH TV Boston, Boston Alzheimer's Center, June 24, 2003.