2015-04-16 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin channeled his inner George Carlin for this humorous and informative editorial published in the Wall Street Journal today. Titled The New Retirement Minimalism: Get Rid... Read more


2015-04-13 • Research conducted by Joe Coughlin, Arielle Burstein and Christina Lelon was reported in Forbes Magazine. The team conducted a sentiment analysis of reviews of financial advisors on social media to... Read more


2015-04-13 • MIT AgeLab research scientist and New England UTC associate director Bryan Reimer authored a study published in full in the journal Ergonomics titled “Assessing the impact of typeface design in a... Read more


2015-03-25 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin and research associate Luke Yoquinto published an article in Slate today about the threat and promise that will be posed by the Internet of Things to older adults who... Read more


2015-03-17 • AgeLab research scientist and New England Center associate director Bryan Reimer spoke at SXSWInteractive about his ongoing typeface research. As screens and browser access appear in cars, how can... Read more


2015-03-17 • MIT AgeLab research scientist and New England UTC associate director Bryan Reimer authored a blog piece for the Huffington Post entitled "Chasing Glances." The piece discusses how a driver's... Read more


2015-03-17 • Research associate Arielle Burstein spoke at Waterstone at Wellesley to community members about past and current AgeLab research. She discussed technologies that AgeLab is analyzing for usability and... Read more


2015-03-17 • Joe Coughlin keynoted this year's Global Investment Forum, which hosted financial leaders from five continents whose work span investment, hedge funds, venture capital and banking. Held this year in... Read more


2015-03-17 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin and Research Associate Luke Yoquinto discuss in a Wall Street Journal MarketWatch article how New England’s record snowfall forced many to work from home. While the snow... Read more


2015-03-17 • On Saturday, AgeLab research scientist Dr. Bryan Reimer chaired a panel “Learning to Let Tech Take the Wheel“ at the C3 Connected Car Pavilion and Expo. held in conjunction with SXSW in Austin, Texas... Read more


2015-03-16 • We are excited to invite residents of the Boston metropolitan area to participate in a new survey on transportation and daily life during the historic winter storms that we recently experienced. The... Read more


2015-03-12 • An article on Electronics Weekly discussed AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer's studies exploring how information on small digital displays can be most efficiently transferred. Read the article... Read more


2015-03-11 • LONDON, UK - Speaking before a gathering of CEO’s from many of Europe’s and Southwest Asia’s largest corporations, Coughlin described the implications of demographic transition on the development of... Read more


2015-03-09 • Joseph Coughlin and Luke Yoquinto recently published When Robots Begin to Care on The Huffington Post Science. The article challenges the popular notion that robots may take human jobs, suggesting... Read more


2015-03-05 • Joseph Coughlin, founder and Director of the MIT AgeLab, delivered opening remarks and moderated Our Aging Market: Why Businesses Need to Respond, Harvard Business School Symposium, Boston,... Read more


2015-03-03 • It’s 5:15 PM, and you’re driving on the highway as you travel home from work. You fiddle with your phone in your lap, attempting to call home while also trying to keep your eyes as much as possible... Read more


2015-02-23 • MIT AgeLab director Joseph Coughlin joined Civic Ventures Marc Freedman, AARP’s Jody Holzman and University of Southern California’s Pinchas Cohen to discuss the new opportunity of old age. Held in... Read more


2015-02-19 • Last week, Martin Lavallière, a postdoctoral research fellow at the AgeLab, presented a keynote lecture at the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SHO2015) held in Guimaraes,... Read more


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 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


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


2015-01-23 • AgeLab Director spoke before the CEOs of the nation’s largest real estate developers and investors. The gathering of senior decision-makers, held at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah,... 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 • 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


2014-12-30 • 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 • 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






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