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2015-01-28 • AgeLab research was overviewed by Richard Griffin's local column "Growing Older". Read MIT AgeLab Produces Interesting Findings.

 

2015-01-27 • Joe Coughlin and Luke Yoquinto reflect on what wearable computing may mean for older adults on Disruptive Demographics. Read the post here.

 

2015-01-27 • Joe Coughlin calls for new thinking on automation and the changing context of the transportation operator. AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin keynoted the Annual Transportation Research Board's Human... Read more

 

2015-01-13 • AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer was interviewed by the BBC in Detroit Motor Show: Car firms take on the tech giants

 

2015-01-12 • We are excited to invite you to participate in an online research project. For those of you who have not been able to participate in studies at our lab, this is a great way to get involved! We are... Read more

 

2015-01-06 • The Honorable Anthony Foxx, United States Secretary of Transportation visited the AgeLab and received a tour of the instrumented vehicles from AgeLab director Joe Coughlin (left) and research... Read more

 

2014-12-30 • MIT AgeLab researchers Lisa D'Ambrosio and Dana Ellis, together with The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence, conducted a study that examined how adults in their 40s, 50s, and 60s remain... Read more

 

2014-12-30 • This December, AgeLab founder and director Joseph Coughlin spoke at the Nobel Week Dialogue in Stockholm, Sweden, a prelude to the awarding of this year's Nobel Prizes. He keynoted a day of talks and... Read more

 

2014-12-30 • This fall saw the first of an ongoing series of panel discussions between AgeLab researchers and community members aged 85 and above. The ongoing meetings, which will take place on a bimonthly basis... Read more

 

2014-12-30 • As the global population grows older, the study of aging well has primarily remained focused on what individuals in later life can do to maintain their independence and autonomy in decisions ranging... Read more

 

2014-12-05 • The December 2014 edition of AARP Bulletin included the story "3 New Car Technologies That Decrease Danger". AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer discussed how future collision mitigation systems... Read more

 

2014-12-05 • Joe Coughlin will be attending the Nobel Prize Ceremony and participating in the Nobel Week Dialogue's "The Age to Come". Below is information on how to watch a live feed and join the discussion... Read more

 

2014-12-03 • MIT AgeLab and Monotype Imaging have produced a viewer-friendly video on recent research findings on typography. In the video, MIT AgeLab’s Dr. Jonathan Dobres, Dr. Bryan Reimer, and Monotype’s David... Read more

 

2014-12-03 • MIT AgeLab and Monotype Imaging have produced a viewer-friendly video on recent research findings on typography. In the video, MIT AgeLab’s Dr. Jonathan Dobres, Dr. Bryan Reimer, and Monotype’s David... Read more

 

2014-11-26 • On Nov 9th, AgeLab founder/director Joseph Coughlin spoke at Berlin's Falling Walls conference, an annual gathering devoted to determining "Which are the next walls to fall?" This year, the 25th... Read more

 

2014-11-25 • ESD.S21 User-Centered Design Approaches for an Aging Society ESD.S21 is aimed at providing students with opportunities to explore real-world issues related to population aging and to work on... Read more

 

2014-11-24 • An extended presentation on the study “Comparing the Demands of Destination Entry using Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy S4” was recently presented at the 2014 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society... Read more

 

2014-11-24 • AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer was quoted in a recent Wall Street Journal article. It highlighted findings from recent studies on driver safety while using voice command and Google Glass.... Read more

 

2014-11-21 • Through his talk at Automotive Tech.AD 2014, Dr. Reimer addressed human factors issues associated with partially automated driving (shared control) and the challenges these systems place on human... Read more

 

2014-11-17 • AgeLab's membership in a consortium with DENSO, Touchstone Evaluations, Honda, Subaru and Jaguar Land Rover got attention recently in the Boston Globe. The consortium, AHEAD, is examining the safety... Read more

 

2014-11-17 • A number of members of AgeLab and New England University Transportation Center staff travelled to Seattle in September to present newly published papers at the 6th International Conference on... Read more

 

2014-11-17 • Wired spoke with AgeLab research scientist Bruce Mehler regarding a study of university students using Google Glass while driving AgeLab's Miss Daisy driving simulator. Below is an excerpt: "A study... Read more

 

2014-11-12 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin was selected to speak at Falling Walls on the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Sponsored by the German Government, the Falling Walls celebration... Read more

 

2014-11-05 • Families provide about 450 billion dollars in caregiving to loved ones annually. A new MIT AgeLab and AARP report exploring the relationship between caregiving and well-being revealed that caregivers... Read more

 

2014-10-31 • What solutions are tech companies and caregivers themselves finding helpful to relieve caregiver burden? Read AgeLab research associate Luke Yoquinto's piece in the Washington Post on firms gearing... Read more

 

2014-10-31 • *Update 10/31/14: A segment from the BBC world changing ideas summit can be found here. Bryan Reimer, Research Scientist at the MIT AgeLab, spoke as part of a panel entitled “Self-driving Cars - How... Read more

 

2014-10-27 • AgeLab research associate Angelina Gennis keynoted Wellesley Council on Aging this Saturday. In her talk she discussed the need to redesign technology for older adopters.

 

2014-10-24 • AgeLab director Joe Coughlin talks about the 'sharing economy' and what it means for retirement in a recent MarketWatch piece. He discusses a future with fewer assets, which may allow for more... Read more

 

2014-10-20 • Joe Coughlin’s latest blog post explores the implications of autonomous vehicles and highway systems for older drivers. Read the latest Disruptive Demographics blog piece. 

 

2014-10-16 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin keynoted the North American Menopause Society's 25th annual scientific meeting October 16 in Washington DC. While discussing global demographic transition, and it's... Read more

 

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