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2019-11-11 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin writes in Forbes about the increasing number of 'households of one' around the globe: It’s the biggest shopping day on the planet. Alibaba alone chalked up $38… Read more

 

2019-10-30 • AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer received the Jack A. Kraft Innovator Award from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES). The Jack A. Kraft Innovator Award was established in 1970 by… Read more

 

2019-10-28 • AgeLab researchers Chaiwoo Lee, Tom McWilliams, and Bruce Mehler gave presentations at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 63rd Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington. Lee presented a paper on… Read more

 

2019-10-04 • In fifteen years, people of retirement age will outnumber children for the first time in U.S. history. But, as New Yorker staff writer Adam Gopnik finds, the elderly are poorly served by the field of… Read more

 

2019-10-04 • AgeLab researcher John Rudnik gave a presentation on transportation-related findings from the AgeLab Lifestyle Leaders panel at the 2019 Technology, Mind, and Society Conference in Washington, D.C.… Read more

 

2019-09-26 • An article in Financial Advisor IQ discusses significant changes that may lie ahead financial advice profession. One such change that the article identifies is "a focus on longevity planning and… Read more

 

2019-09-12 • MIT News reports on Rendever, a virtual-reality startup focused on older adults that collaborates with the MIT AgeLab. Rendever brings VR technology into senior living communities with the aim of… Read more

 

2019-09-09 • AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer provides context for a "shocking video" on WCVB News showing the driver of a Tesla vehicle equipped with Auto Pilot asleep behind the wheel: "At some point… Read more

 

2019-09-08 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin writes in Forbes on the effect of student debt on retirement across generations: "The impact of student loan debt on the life course of younger Americans has been… Read more

 

2019-09-05 • AgeLab researcher Taylor Patskanick, LCSW, MPH spoke at the Friends on the Harbor 40th anniversary gala event organized by Little Brothers Boston, with the aim to raise awareness and support of… Read more

 

2019-08-25 • AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer appears in a Business Insider video on the obstacles ahead for the mass deployment of autonomous vehicles. Dr. Reimer brings up the need to update the nation's… Read more

 

2019-08-21 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin is the author of an article in a special edition of the MIT Technology Review called "The Longevity Issue," which covers topics including anti-aging drugs,… Read more

 

2019-08-16 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin is quoted in a New York Times article about barriers to the use of ride-hailing apps for older adults: ..."It's got great potential," Joseph Coughlin, director of the… Read more

 

2019-08-11 • An AgeLab study on the impact of student debt on retirement and relationships has been picked up by multiple news sources, including CNBC and Barron's. Led by AgeLab Research Scientist Julie Miller… Read more

 

2019-08-09 • AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer provides his thoughts for a HuffPost story on the long road toward commercially available autonomous vehicles: “[The technology is] closer than it’s ever been… Read more

 

2019-07-31 • AgeLab researchers Shabnam FakhrHosseini, PhD, Chaiwoo Lee, PhD, and Taylor Patskanick, LCSW, MPH, presented at the 21st International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII) in Orlando,… Read more

 

2019-07-30 • AgeLab Research Scientist Chaiwoo Lee and AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin, along with former AgeLab visiting researcher Christoph Hohenberger, are authors of a paper in Financial Planning Review on… Read more

 

2019-07-26 • The AgeLab hosted visitors from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, King Juan Carlos University, and Ramon Llull University, as part of an ongoing collaboration under MIT’s MISTI program. MIT… Read more

 

2019-07-23 • The MIT AgeLab and Tivity Health hosted a daylong symposium at MIT’s Samberg Conference Center on the role of nutrition, physical fitness, and social connection for the health and wellbeing of older… Read more

 

2019-07-18 • AgeLab Research Scientist Lisa D'Ambrosio served as the invited keynote for the “Friendly Spaces and Mobility for Aging” Special Session at the AESOP Conference in Venice. AESOP, or the Association… Read more

 

2019-07-11 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin, author of The Longevity Economy: Inside the World's Fastest Growing, Most Misunderstood Market, joins the Institutional Real Estate, Inc. podcast to offer his… Read more

 

2019-07-01 • AgeLab Research Scientist Martina Raue appears on a BBC Business Daily radio segment on "money management for Millennials." Dr. Raue discusses social the role of social comparisons in fostering… Read more

 

2019-06-30 • AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer writes in Forbes about the value of improving safety systems that augment driver capabilities as opposed to xnxx pursuing fully autonomous driving" "Perhaps… Read more

 

2019-06-28 • AgeLab Research Scientists Chaiwoo Lee, Bruce Mehler, Bryan Reimer, and Bobbie Seppelt presented six papers at the 10th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training… Read more

 

2019-06-20 • AgeLab Research Scientist appears as a guest on the PBS program Autoline, which discusses news in the automotive industry. Titled "Are Human Beings Ready for Autonomous Vehicles," the segment… Read more

 

2019-06-12 • AgeLab Postdoctoral Associate Martina Raue is interviewed in New York Magazine's The Cut about her research on social comparisons and savings behavior: “We engage in upward social comparison all the… Read more

 

2019-06-07 • AgeLab Research Scientist Lisa D’Ambrosio gave a talk for the Cardinal and Gray Society, a group of MIT alumni past their 50th reunion who gather for social and intellectual events between their five… Read more

 

2019-06-06 • The MIT AgeLab, in partnership with AARP, presented the fourth annual OMEGA scholarship awards to three accomplished young adults from New England. Sidonie Brown from Brookline High School in… Read more

 

2019-05-27 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin writes in the Wall Street Journal's MarketWatch on the role of new technologies in facilitating aging in place: "How can older adults solve for a constellation of… Read more

 

2019-05-20 • In an article titled "Can We Live Longer but Stay Younger?" New Yorker staff writer Adam Gopnik writes at length on the research tools and findings of the MIT AgeLab, as well as the perspective (and… Read more

 

 

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