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2015-05-21 • MIT AgeLab research scientist and New England UTC associate director Bryan Reimer presented at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) forum Cognitive Distraction: What Were You... Read more

 

2015-05-21 • This week, AgeLab/UTC director Joseph Coughlin and research associate Luke Yoquinto co-authored a piece in Slate on the profound unsung implications of the autonomous car. Titled "The Long Road Home... Read more

 

2015-05-13 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin is the featured ‘Guru Interview’ in Insurance News. In the May isssue Coughlin discusses the need for new thinking about tomorrow’s retirement. He argues that financial... Read more

 

2015-05-08 • The MIT AgeLab and Transamerica released The Caregiver’s Guide to Financial Planning in the Shadow of Dementia, a guide that equips caregivers with the information and tools to ask the right... Read more

 

2015-05-01 • This week MIT Agelab Director Joseph Coughlin, attended the 2015 Milken Institute Global Conference held in Beverly Hills, California. Watch video of him speak as part of the panel on 'Silver... Read more

 

2015-05-01 • This week MIT Agelab Director Joseph Coughlin, attended the 2015 Milken Institute Global Conference held in Beverly Hills, California. Watch video of him moderate the panel titled 'Next-Century... Read more

 

2015-05-01 • This week MIT Agelab Director Joseph Coughlin, attended the 2015 Milken Institute Global Conference held in Beverly Hills, California. Watch video of him moderate the panel titled 'Next-Century... Read more

 

2015-05-01 • Investigators at the AgeLab continue to make headway into the expanding field of driving behavior research with three presentations at the New England Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics... Read more

 

2015-05-01 • This week MIT Agelab Director Joseph Coughlin, attended the 2015 Milken Institute Global Conference held in Beverly Hills, California. Watch video of him speak as part of the panel on 'Silver... Read more

 

2015-04-30 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin published How the Internet of Things Will Transform Retirement on Wall Street Journal online. His article details how advances in smart technologies may support health,... Read more

 

2015-04-30 • In a recent article on WSJ MarketWatch, AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin writes on the role of livability on quality aging and retirement. Like real estate, Coughlin asserts that quality of life in... Read more

 

2015-04-29 • AgeLab Scientific Lunch Series hosted Clara Berridge, PHD, MSW, a post-doctoral research fellow at the Center for Gerontoloy & Health Care Research at Brown University. The work presented... Read more

 

2015-04-29 • MIT AgeLab research scientist and New England UTC associate director Bryan Reimer has been quoted in a new article published in collobration with Monotype. Titled "How to Design Smartwatch Uls" the... Read more

 

2015-04-16 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin channeled his inner George Carlin for this humorous and informative editorial published in the Wall Street Journal today. Titled The New Retirement Minimalism: Get Rid... Read more

 

2015-04-13 • Research conducted by Joe Coughlin, Arielle Burstein and Christina Lelon was reported in Forbes Magazine. The team conducted a sentiment analysis of reviews of financial advisors on social media to... Read more

 

2015-04-13 • MIT AgeLab research scientist and New England UTC associate director Bryan Reimer authored a study published in full in the journal Ergonomics titled “Assessing the impact of typeface design in a... Read more

 

2015-03-25 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin and research associate Luke Yoquinto published an article in Slate today about the threat and promise that will be posed by the Internet of Things to older adults who... Read more

 

2015-03-17 • MIT AgeLab research scientist and New England UTC associate director Bryan Reimer authored a blog piece for the Huffington Post entitled "Chasing Glances." The piece discusses how a driver's... Read more

 

2015-03-17 • Research associate Arielle Burstein spoke at Waterstone at Wellesley to community members about past and current AgeLab research. She discussed technologies that AgeLab is analyzing for usability and... Read more

 

2015-03-17 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin and Research Associate Luke Yoquinto discuss in a Wall Street Journal MarketWatch article how New England’s record snowfall forced many to work from home. While the snow... Read more

 

2015-03-17 • Joe Coughlin keynoted this year's Global Investment Forum, which hosted financial leaders from five continents whose work span investment, hedge funds, venture capital and banking. Held this year in... Read more

 

2015-03-17 • On Saturday, AgeLab research scientist Dr. Bryan Reimer chaired a panel “Learning to Let Tech Take the Wheel“ at the C3 Connected Car Pavilion and Expo. held in conjunction with SXSW in Austin, Texas... Read more

 

2015-03-17 • AgeLab research scientist and New England Center associate director Bryan Reimer spoke at SXSWInteractive about his ongoing typeface research. As screens and browser access appear in cars, how can... Read more

 

2015-03-16 • We are excited to invite residents of the Boston metropolitan area to participate in a new survey on transportation and daily life during the historic winter storms that we recently experienced. The... Read more

 

2015-03-12 • An article on Electronics Weekly discussed AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer's studies exploring how information on small digital displays can be most efficiently transferred. Read the article... Read more

 

2015-03-11 • LONDON, UK - Speaking before a gathering of CEO’s from many of Europe’s and Southwest Asia’s largest corporations, Coughlin described the implications of demographic transition on the development of... Read more

 

2015-03-09 • Joseph Coughlin and Luke Yoquinto recently published When Robots Begin to Care on The Huffington Post Science. The article challenges the popular notion that robots may take human jobs, suggesting... Read more

 

2015-03-05 • Joseph Coughlin, founder and Director of the MIT AgeLab, delivered opening remarks and moderated Our Aging Market: Why Businesses Need to Respond, Harvard Business School Symposium, Boston,... Read more

 

2015-03-03 • It’s 5:15 PM, and you’re driving on the highway as you travel home from work. You fiddle with your phone in your lap, attempting to call home while also trying to keep your eyes as much as possible... Read more

 

2015-02-23 • MIT AgeLab director Joseph Coughlin joined Civic Ventures Marc Freedman, AARP’s Jody Holzman and University of Southern California’s Pinchas Cohen to discuss the new opportunity of old age. Held in... Read more

 

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