Unique Tools & Methods

Unique Tools & Methods

AgeLab has developed a number of unique tools, methods and datasets that support its researchers and sponsors in laboratory, field and on-line environments. Core skills have been developed in simulation; data reduction of large data sets; collection, syncing and analysis of psycho-physiological data; cross-team learning; and survey research.

Overview AGNES is a suit worn by students, product developers, designers, engineers, marketing, planners, architects, packaging engineers, and others to better understand the physical challenges...
The “AwareCar” is an instrumented vehicle built for evaluating new models and methods of monitoring driver state though physiology, visual attention, and driving performance in the field. The vehicle...
AgeLab maintains an extensive capacity and distinctive methods to collect, manage and analyze a variety of data. This includes data reduction, syncing and analysis of complex behaviors that involve...
AgeLab has developed a unique method of conducting interactive workshops and brainstorming sessions with business, government and aging services providers. Innovation Studios typically engage...
“Miss Daisy” is a fixed-base medium-fidelity driving simulator used for the evaluation of in-vehicle technology, cognitive distraction, disease and medication effects and simulator validity. The...
AgeLab has established an international reputation for applying multimodal assessment technologies to the challenge of understanding how individuals allocate their attention, process information and...
AgeLab conducts an extensive agenda of original research that requires subjects, some paid, some volunteer, to participate in experiments, provide their opinion, participate in surveys and other...
The Delayed Digit Recall n-back task is a calibration method developed by the MIT AgeLab that systematically increases the cognitive demand placed on an individual. The lab has used this task in a...

 

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