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2011-07-20 • Heavily dependent on the driver’s awareness and performance in a fast-moving dynamic environment, driving is an increasingly complex activity made more difficult for an older population facing... Read more

 

2011-07-14 • In a presentation to the MIT AgeLab, Michal Isaacson of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem discussed her research utilizing GPS to track social behavior of older adults in Israel and Germany. Her... Read more

 

2011-07-14 • The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging is holding its annual national meeting in Washington, DC July 17-19. AgeLab's Joe Coughlin will be keynoting the opening general session describing... Read more

 

2011-06-29 • @font-face { font-family: "Cambria"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; }AgeLab... Read more

 

2011-06-29 • MIT AgeLab will present three papers at the Sixth International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and vehicle Design in Lake Tahoe, California. Below are titles and... Read more

 

2011-06-27 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin participated in the 50+ Housing Forum at the Pacific Coast Building Conference in San Francisco. In his talk, Aging Baby Boomers & Future Innovations in Housing,... Read more

 

2011-06-21 • When it comes to future housing, the Boomer don't seem to want to budge. In an ongoing collaboration between the MIT AgeLab and The Hartford's Advance 50 Team, extensive research has shown that 50%... Read more

 

2011-06-17 • AgeLab was featured in the Los Angeles Times in “Elder care goes high tech” on June 17. The article mentioned technology that is enabling older adults to stay in their own homes longer.... Read more

 

2011-06-16 • AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer participated in Edmunds’ 2011 Car Safety Conference, entitled Truly Safe? Debunking Myths and Crafting Effective Policies for Car Safety, on May 24. Watch... Read more

 

2011-06-03 •                                   The John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center will host New Vehicle... Read more

 

2011-05-26 • In a recent Bloomberg.com article, AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer weighed in on new medical monitoring technology being introduced to vehicles by the automotive industry. The article, “... Read more

 

2011-05-21 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin moderated a telematics industry round table that included AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer. The conversation on communications technology in the vehicle included... Read more

 

2011-05-20 • AgeLab’s Bryan Reimer was featured in the Science Careers section of the journal Science on May 20. His experiences with the AwareCar and assessing driver distraction were highlighted. He also... Read more

 

2011-05-19 • MIT AgeLab and Healthways teamed up for an interactive webinar held at MIT and involving 6 experts representing AgeLab, Healthways, MedNetworks, MeYou Health and Pro-Change Behavior Systems, Inc. The... Read more

 

2011-05-16 • @font-face { font-family: "Cambria"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; }AgeLab... Read more

 

2011-05-11 • Autoguide.com featured AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer’s studies on distracted driving and drivers’ trust in new in-vehicle technologies. A video included in the article shows the... Read more

 

2011-05-10 • AgeLab was featured on CNN with a video of the visit now available on CNN.com. CNN’s Deb Feyerick interviews AgeLab director Joe Coughlin, who explains how Baby Boomers will expect more from... Read more

 

2011-05-10 • @font-face { font-family: "Cambria"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }a:link, span.MsoHyperlink { color: blue... Read more

 

2011-05-10 • Edmunds AutoObserver interviewed AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer about the psychophysiology measurements he uses to see how demand levels of different tasks and technologies impact well-being... Read more

 

2011-05-09 • @font-face { font-family: "Cambria"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } AgeLab... Read more

 

2011-04-29 • @font-face { font-family: "Cambria"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }a:link, span.MsoHyperlink { color: blue... Read more

 

2011-04-21 • @font-face { font-family: "Cambria"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }a:link, span.MsoHyperlink { color: blue... Read more

 

2011-04-19 • @font-face { font-family: "Cambria"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }a:link, span.MsoHyperlink { color: blue... Read more

 

2011-04-12 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin brought Hebrew Senior Life Orchard Cove retirement community up to speed on the latest technologies for older adults during a visit on April 11. The talk was part of a... Read more

 

2011-04-06 • New England Center Researcher Bryan Reimer will be discussing measuring the cognitive component of driver workload & distraction at the University of New Hampshire on April 5. He will cite New... Read more

 

2011-04-04 • AgeLab Researcher Bryan Reimer spoke with AutoObserver.com about divided attention behind the wheel.  “We are all suffering from cognitive overload, inappropriate allocation of attention,... Read more

 

2011-03-24 •                 AgeLab was featured on NBC's Today Show. A clip showed Associate Researcher Katie Godfrey helping Peter Alexander into AGNES. He takes a drive... Read more

 

2011-03-21 • AGNES was discussed in the Los Angeles Examiner. The article can be found here.

 

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