Staying Put visits AgeLab

Wed, 10/15/2014

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 importance of universal design principles and age-friendly communities in order to inspire active and meaningful living across the lifespan. Susann Wilkinson of Staying Put organized the event and invited honored guest, Massachusetts State Senator Pat Jehlen, Senate Chair of the Committee on Elder Affairs. AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin kicked off the visit along with Dick Myrick and Julie Miller.

AgeLab / New England University Transportation Center releases new research on voice interfaces in cars

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Automotive voice-command interfaces may require more visual engagement from drivers than previously thought, a recent series of MIT AgeLab / New England University Transportation Center studies have found.

What Health and Finance Can Learn From the Quantified Self Movement and Each Other

Tue, 09/09/2014

Can data alone influence behavior? In his newest entry at the Huffington Post, Dr. Joe Coughlin applies lessons from the data-driven financial industry to the promise of quantified-self technologies (and vice versa!).

Read it here.

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