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
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 • 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 • 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 • 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
2014-12-30 • 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
2014-12-05 • 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
2014-12-05 • 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
2014-12-03 • 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 • 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
2014-11-17 • 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
2014-11-12 • 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
2014-10-24 • 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
2014-10-16 • Fast Company quoted Joe Coughlin in an article about tailoring new health technologies, such as wearables, for older adults. Read The Next Hot Market for Wearable Tech: Grandma to learn more.
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
2014-10-15 • Mechanical engineering undergraduate students at MIT in the 2.009 (product design class), stepped into the AGNES suit today at the MIT AgeLab. The students used AGNES to gauge the robustness of a… Read more
2014-10-15 • Dr. Bryan Reimer, Research Scientist at the MIT AgeLab and Associate Director of the New England University Transportation Center, presented at the Vermont Highway Safety Alliance Annual Meeting in… Read more
2014-10-15 • MIT AgeLab welcomed members of Staying Put, a grassroots voluntary group with a passion for Somerville Cambridge residents, especially those 55+. Staying Put raises awareness about the concepts and… Read more
2014-10-14 • Read Joe Coughlin and Luke Yoquinto's latest Disruptive Demographics blog entry - Caregiving Takes Two Hands: High Touch & High Tech
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