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News & Events

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


2019-05-19 • AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer provides his thoughts in a Forbes piece on approaches to the implementation of autonomous vehicles: MIT’s Reimer thinks it could take decades of refinement… Read more


2019-05-17 • AgeLab Research Scientists Lex Fridman and Bryan Reimer gave talks on artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles at the 2019 AI Innovation of Sweden Seminar in Gothenberg, Sweden. Dr. Fridman… Read more


2019-05-15 • The MIT AgeLab was host to a daylong conference with the Alliance for Lifetime Income (ALI) titled “The 2019 Retirement Security Summit: Innovating for Life Tomorrow.” Formed and supported by some of… Read more


2019-05-07 • Stria News, a media platform that publishes journalism on the growing longevity economy, has published a profile of the AgeLab Lifestyle Leaders panel, a panel of adults ages 85 and older from the… Read more


2019-05-06 • An article in Fast Company provides AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin's thesis about the rising economic influence older adults across the globe: Marketers have it wrong. The most important consumer… Read more


2019-05-02 • A New York Times story about the issue of driver distraction features thoughts from AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer: While autonomous technology has made driving safer and less taxing, it… Read more


2019-04-28 • AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer writes in Forbes on Tesla's attention to driver safety in its development of increasingly automated vehicles: Tesla might argue, as detailed in its vehicle… Read more


2019-04-19 • AgeLab Postdoctoral Associate Martina Raue is an editor of a book of academic articles on perceived safety and risk. The volume brings together researchers from across disciplines to discuss the… Read more


2019-04-19 • AgeLab Research Scientist Chaiwoo Lee, AgeLab Postdoctoral Associate Shabnam FakhrHosseini, AgeLab Technical Associate John Rudnik, and MIT Master’s students Susy Tort Ayala and Ishai Shoham led the… Read more


2019-04-13 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin writes in Forbes about the need to develop  new narratives of aging and retirement in response to account for an era of unprecedented longevity: Translating years to… Read more


2019-04-08 • The Try Guys are a quartet of YouTube stars who - put simply -  film themselves trying things, including baking cakes, dressing in drag, changing diapers, and doing pottery. For a run of episodes on… Read more


2019-04-04 • Americans age 50 and over are shattering stereotypes: They have higher rates of entrepreneurship, support over 61 percent of all U.S. jobs and are a significant influence on technology and… Read more


2019-04-02 • AgeLab Research Specialist Samantha Brady spoke to Masters in Engineering students in the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program (ZLOG) in Zaragoza, Spain. Established by MIT’s Center for… Read more


2019-04-01 • AgeLab Research Scientist Bobbie Seppelt appears on Good Morning America to discuss the issue of driver distraction, including the use of cell phones while driving. The segment deals with "3 Seconds… Read more


2019-03-25 • AgeLab Postdoctoral Associate Martina Raue, AgeLab Research Scientist Lisa D'Ambrosio, AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin, and former AgeLab Postdoctoral Associate Katharina König are authors of a paper… Read more


2019-03-25 • Shabnam FakhrHosseini is a postdoctoral associate at the MIT AgeLab who works primarily on the C3 Connected Home Logistics Consortium. Shabnam was born in a small town called Astaneh in North Iran,… Read more


2019-03-18 • A paper authored by AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin and AgeLab Research Specialist Samantha Brady appears in the Spring 2019 edition of The Bridge, a publication that links the insights of engineers… Read more


2019-03-14 • AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer gives his thoughts in a Consumer Reports piece on attitudes toward advanced driver assistance systems: Americans remain highly skeptical of self-driving car… Read more


2019-03-11 • A Boston Globe article on a Cambridge-based startup called Agency dedicated to supporting businesses related to aging features thoughts from AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin: "As better medicines,… Read more


2019-03-10 • As people around the world live longer and healthier lives, how will companies adjust their strategies to delight aging customers who carry more purchasing power than ever before? Not enough… Read more