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2018-04-18 • AgeLab Research Specialist Samantha Brady presented results from research on driver safety, exercise, and well-being among older adults at the April Boston Bridge meeting. Boston Bridge is an... Read more

 

2018-04-17 • Thoughts from AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer appear in a USAToday article on the human tendency to defer to advanced driver assistance systems - even when the driver is expected to be... Read more

 

2018-04-13 • On Thursday, May 3, 2018, MIT AgeLab researchers Samantha Brady, Dr. Chaiwoo Lee and Carley Ward will be panelists for the 31st Anniversary Stratton Lecture on Aging Successfully series, titled "... Read more

 

2018-04-07 • AgeLab Research Associate Carley Ward and AgeLab Research Scientists Bryan Reimer and Bobbie Seppelt participated in the 2018 Technology, Mind & Society Conference in Washington, D.C. Organized... Read more

 

2018-04-06 • AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer spoke with The New York Times about the limitations and misconceptions of Tesla's Autopilot system: At this juncture, Autopilot is a misnomer, as many others... Read more

 

2018-04-06 • Writing in Nature, Drs. Ashley Nunes, Joseph Coughlin, and Bryan Reimer argue for more robust policy measures around the implementation of autonomous vehicles - including requiring someone at the... Read more

 

2018-03-29 • AgeLab Research Specialist Samantha Brady traveled to San Francisco to give a presentation on the Lab's research at the 2018 American Society on Aging's Aging in America conference. She provided... Read more

 

2018-03-28 • An NBC channel 10 newspiece on the resuming of autonomous vehicle testing in the Seaport area following a hiatus after a death in Arizona includes some positive words about the technology from AgeLab... Read more

 

2018-03-28 •   The 85+ Lifestyle Leaders group met at the MIT AgeLab for a workshop on falls prevention. The group was led by two guest speakers: Shan Liu, MD, an emergency medicine physician at Massachusetts... Read more

 

2018-03-27 • AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer spoke with the Wall Street Journal about the recent accident involving a self-driving car in Tempe, Arizona: After the fatal crash a week ago in which an Uber... Read more

 

2018-03-22 • A CNN article on the recent autonomous vehicle accident in Arizona - in which a pedestrian was killed by a self-driving car for the first time - features thoughts from AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan... Read more

 

2018-03-20 • An article by AgeLab Director Joseph F. Coughlin in Pensions and Investments discusses the transformations in business and culture that will arise due to population aging and demographic change:... Read more

 

2018-03-20 • A Wired article published in the wake of the first pedestrian fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle features thoughts from AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer. At about 10 pm on Sunday evening... Read more

 

2018-03-16 • An hour-long radio interview with AgeLab founder and Director Joe Coughlin appears on New Hampshire Public Radio. New Hampshire is now the second-oldest state in the U.S., and like the rest of the... Read more

 

2018-03-10 • AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer participated in a panel discussion at SXSW in Austin, Texas, titled "Who Takes the Wheel on Self-Driving Car Safety?" Dr. Reimer shared the stage with Catherine... Read more

 

2018-03-02 • A human factors class taught by MIT AgeLab researcher Ben Sawyer, which serves as one part of the AgeLab's mission to design and develop technology with older adults in mind, has been featured in MIT... Read more

 

2018-03-02 • The MIT AgeLab is conducting a study of the impact of student loan debt on longevity planning across generations. If you are interested in participating in this study, you can fill out a screener... Read more

 

2018-03-01 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin sat down for a public interview with Boston Globe reporter Robert Weisman at District Hall in Boston, MA. Dr. Coughlin spoke on a variety of topics including his new... Read more

 

2018-02-23 • An op-ed by David Dodwell in the South China Morning Post refers to AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin's new book, The Longevity Economy, in examining the role of older adults in the workplace and as... Read more

 

2018-02-23 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin contributes to an Milken Institute essay series titled "Business of Aging." Dr. Coughlin's essay, "Why Don't Businesses Thrill Older Customers?" provides cases of... Read more

 

2018-02-22 • Aging2.0 Boston presents a fireside chat and book signing with Dr. Joseph Coughlin, Founder and Director of the MIT AgeLab, and author of The Longevity Economy.   The Fireside Chat will be held... Read more

 

2018-02-15 • AgeLab Founder and Director Joe Coughlin is interviewed for WealthManagement.com on the themes of his new book, The Longevity Economy, and how the financial advice profession figures to change in an... Read more

 

2018-02-12 • An article by Joseph Coughlin on the benefits of human-delivered financial advice appears in Forbes: Quantitative calculations, portfolio construction and risk assessment are perhaps best done by... Read more

 

2018-02-12 • An op-ed by AgeLab researcher Ashley Nunes on the need for a measured approach toward the institution of autonomus vehicles appears on The Toronto Star's website. Read Dr. Nunes' thoughts here.

 

2018-02-05 •   AgeLab Research Scientist Bobbie Seppelt performs research on human-machine interaction and attention management. She was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, before moving to Springfield, Illinois,... Read more

 

2018-02-02 • AgeLab Founder and Director Joseph Coughlin's new book, The Longevity Economy, appears in a Time Money list of "5 Books to Read Now If You Want to Retire Rich." The Longevity Economy "...is less of a... Read more

 

2018-01-23 • MIT AgeLab Founder and Director Joseph Coughlin appears on the Informed Choice Radio podcast to discuss his new book, The Longevity Economy. Among other topics, he talks about how businesses have... Read more

 

2018-01-22 • Carly Dickson, AgeLab Fellow and architectural designer, presented her work on intergenerational environments at the Museum of Modern Art’s R&D Salon titled “New Aging.” The Salon featured five... Read more

 

2018-01-20 • Imagine Cambridge as a model city for all ages, but particularly the future retiree — vending machines that dispense household goods, fall-proof flooring, wider sidewalks, and crosswalks that trigger... Read more

 

2018-01-11 • AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer will receive an Autos2050 Driving Innovation Award, the Auto Alliance and the Alliance for Transportation Innovation announced yesterday. Autos2050 offers... Read more

 

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