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

 

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2011-03-07 • The AgeLab was featured on CBS Sunday Morning yesterday, with a focus on AGNES and making products that are approachable for older consumers. A corresponding article can be found here.   Watch... Read more

 

2011-03-07 • AgeLab Researchers Lisa D'Ambrosio and Katie Godfrey will be presenting at the 2011 Aging in America Conference in San Francisco. The American Society on Aging will hold their annual Aging in America... Read more

 

2011-03-03 • AgeLab teamed up with the MIT Social Media Club to create a Social Media Course in which students learned to navigate through various sites to increase their web presence, as well as gained... Read more

 

2011-03-01 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin discussed business and the Baby Boomer with onwallstreet.com correspondent Elizabeth Wine. Coughlin described consumers as smarter than ever and more demanding of... Read more

 

2011-02-24 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin will present AGNES to Dr. Oz today at 5pm with a rerun tomorrow at 9am. AGNES, or Age Gain Now Empathy System is intended to give researchers, industry leaders and... Read more

 

2011-02-15 • The AgeLab was featured on BBC’s Horizon in “Surviving A Car Crash”. AgeLab Researcher Bryan Reimer discusses driver stress and cognitive distraction. He explains the relationship... Read more

 

2011-02-11 • AgeLab researchers Bryan Reimer and Bruce Mehler gave a talk on selected research on driver state, distraction and the use of in-vehicle technologies to the Humans and Automation Laboratory at MIT.... Read more

 

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2011-02-02 • The AgeLab was featured on ABC World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer. The segment featured the lab's Aware Car and Miss Daisy driving simulator. Director Joe Coughlin discussed how driving... Read more

 

2011-01-26 • A New York Times article recently featured the SMARTwheel, a steering wheel attachment that uses sensors to alert drivers when they remove a hand from the wheel for too long. The alarm is intended to... Read more

 

2011-01-11 • AgeLab researchers Bryan Reimer and Bruce Mehler spoke at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine this past Tuesday, Jan. 4. The focus of the discussion was the use of... Read more

 

2010-12-20 • The recent crack-down on cell phone use while driving has led many to rely upon hands-free devices to continue their conversations behind the wheel. But recent AgeLab findings indicate that, hands-... Read more

 

2010-11-17 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin spoke with Tom Ashbrook on NPR's On Point. He discussed Elderly Drivers and Taking the Keys. To read more and listen to the clip, click here.

 

2010-11-12 • AgeLab will be featured on the special "Future Family: Life in the Digital Age" on the Discovery Channel this Saturday, November 13 at 8:00am EST. It is scheduled to repeat in that... Read more

 

2010-11-05 • AgeLab researcher Bryan Reimer spoke at the Andover Senior Center this Friday to give an overview of current trends in older driver safety and the future automotive technology. Highlighted were... Read more

 

2010-11-04 • AgeLab findings were released today in a Wired article and a press release by Ford Motor Company Using a specially equipped 2010 Lincoln MKS test vehicle, AgeLab researchers teamed up with Ford Motor... Read more

 

2010-11-03 • The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) featured findings from AgeLab in Older Patients: Safe Behind the Wheel? The article addressed how many physicians hesitate to recommend revoking... Read more

 

2010-10-29 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin will be giving the keynote address at the 3rd annual UCLA Technology & Aging Conference today. The conference will highlight the latest developments intended to... Read more

 

2010-10-29 • My money’s on Joe. That’s what Fiscal Times blogger Michael Hodin wrote about AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin in his Oct. 28 entry of Age and Reason. Hodin highlighted several AgeLab... Read more

 

2010-10-26 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin will be a guest speaker for the Transportation@MIT 2010 Seminar Series on Tuesday, Nov 2. In his lecture, entitled The Future is Gray, Small & Female: Disruptive... Read more

 

2010-10-21 • On October 21, AgeLab researcher Bryan Reimer visited transportation engineering graduate students at the University of Massachusetts as part of the New England University Transportation Center... Read more

 

2010-10-20 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin discusses the future of safe mobility for older drivers on the New York Time’s Room For Debate. His opinion piece, entitled “How to Avoid a Surge of Shut-Ins... Read more

 

2010-10-19 • In understanding how distraction changes our driving habits, it's the little things that count. Researchers Bryan Reimer and Bruce Mehler of the AgeLab and New England University Transportation... Read more

 

2010-10-13 • On-going research at the New England Center was recently featured by NECN after reporter Greg Wayland took the MIT AgeLab's fully equipped Lincoln MKS for a test drive. Researchers at the lab have... Read more

 

2010-09-29 • Joe Coughlin will be visiting the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Design this Friday, October 1 to speak about new trends in aging, technology and care at the New Aging international... Read more

 

2010-09-23 • AgeLab researcher Bryan Reimer attended the Distracted Driving Summit in Washington D.C. this week. The event showcased achievements in research, public education and policy that have contributed to... Read more

 

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