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2011-12-09 •  MarketWatch.com discussed recent findings made jointly by the MIT AgeLab and The Hartford in the October 2011 Age of Opportunity study. The study investigated the American public’s current outlooks… Read more

 

2011-12-07 •  AgeLab director Joe Coughlin is the featured speaker today at the Home Care Innovation Showcase and 2011 Home Care Star Awards. The event is held at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in… Read more

 

2011-12-05 • MIT AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer keynoted the 3rd International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications on November 30 ins Salzburg, Austria. His… Read more

 

2011-11-30 •  The MIT AgeLab contributed an article to the January 2012 issue of Vision Zero International, a bi-annual magazine that addresses improving safety though advanced vehicle design and technology. The… Read more

 

2011-11-29 •   The 2.009 Green Team visited the AgeLab to experience their invention, a walker that tranforms into a cane, while wearing AGNES. The students commented on changes they would make with weight and… Read more

 

2011-11-28 • AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer discusses the lack of driver education for new in-vehicle technologies on the Pittsburg Tribunal Review’s pittsburghlive.com. He points out the dangers in… Read more

 

2011-11-28 •    The AgeLab sponsored the 2011 Annual Gerontological Society of America Scientific Meeting and was involved in symposia, poster sessions and exhibits throughout the four day event. In a featured… Read more

 

2011-11-16 • MIT AgeLab visiting researcher Dino Bortot will give two talks this Friday. He will speak to Boeing about motion analysis and digital human models for the development of ergonomic workplaces. He will… Read more

 

2011-11-07 • AGNES was described in an article on SecondAct.com. The intentions of they system's design and uses thus far are discussed by AgeLab director Joe Coughlin. Read the article here.

 

2011-10-31 • An article on AGNES, the AgeLab’s Age Gain Now Empathy System, appeared in U.S. News & World Report on Friday. AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin was interviewed and explained the many applications of… Read more

 

2011-10-31 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin is featured in the Wall Street Journal as part of a Retirement Roundtable, “Numbers That May Make You Sick: Health-care costs for retirees can be crippling, That’s why… Read more

 

2011-10-28 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin was invited to present testimony today before the New York City Council. His remarks focused on the potential of applying a systems approach to healthy aging –… Read more

 

2011-10-19 • AgeLab director Joe Coughlin will speak at Aging Means Business: Design for a New Age, an annual one-day event where experts share breakthrough ideas, innovations, and market strategies for success… Read more

 

2011-10-19 • AgeLab director Joe Coughlin spoke at the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) World Congress in Orland Florida. Speakers included, from left to right: Kathleen Marvaso, Vice President AAA;… Read more

 

2011-10-17 • AgeLab’s Chaiwoo Lee, Nan Zhao and Rachel Fraunhoffer presented at the New England Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2011 Student Conference. Abstracts for the related papers are… Read more

 

2011-10-17 • An AARP Bulletin article, “Are Cars Getting Too Smart?” featured commentary by New England Center and MIT AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer. Dr. Reimer was asked how safety features could pose a… Read more

 

2011-10-17 • AgeLab director Joe Coughlin sat with MarketWatch’s Robert Powell, Rick Miller, founder of Sensible Financial Planning and Kathryn McCabe Votava, president of Goodcare, com. They discussed planning… Read more

 

2011-10-13 • MIT AgeLab and New England University Transportation Center researchers Bryan Reimer and Bruce Mehler recently published “The impact of cognitive workload on physiological arousal in young adult… Read more

 

2011-10-11 •                 AgeLab won an Excellent Paper Award at IEEE ICT Convergence for its paper on the eHome System. Read the MIT News story here.

 

2011-10-11 • 8,000 transportation leaders from 75 countries will attend the 18th World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems. MIT AgeLab and New England University Transportation Center Director Joe… Read more

 

2011-10-03 • AgeLab PhD candidate Chaiwoo Lee received an Excellent Paper Award at the 2nd International Conference on ICT Convergence, sponsored by IEEE Communications Society and organized mainly by Korea… Read more

 

2011-09-28 • UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis spoke at MIT and visited the MIT AgeLab to learn from director Joe Coughlin about the lab's ongoing studies related to the health, financial planning needs and… Read more

 

2011-09-26 •                     AgeLab Research Associate Birgit Kramer, who is currently earning a Ph.D. from Network Aging Research (NAR) at the University of Heidelberg is exploring the acceptance and… Read more

 

2011-09-26 • AgeLab director Joe Coughlin participated in a Roundtable on Age-Correlated Operator Performance at the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center. The performance limitations of… Read more

 

2011-09-26 • Forbes announced Toyota’s partnership with MIT AgeLab yesterday. AgeLab hopes the two-year study of the effects of devices and systems on driver distraction will give insight into age as a possible… Read more

 

2011-09-22 •                          The MIT AgeLab participated in “Progress through Collaboration: Addressing the needs of Alzheimer’s disease with innovation”, which was held at the American Academy of Arts… Read more

 

2011-09-16 • Research Associate Nan Zhai presented findings at the 3rd International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation in Indianapolis on September 14. His presentation, entitled The Relationship Between… Read more

 

2011-09-15 • An article in Consumer Reports addressing the safety concerns behind infotainment and other in-vehicle systems quotes MIT AgeLab and New England University Transportation Center research scientist… Read more

 

2011-09-14 • Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) is launching 10 new research initiatives and new partnership agreements with universities and research institutions to enhance the development,… Read more

 

2011-09-13 • */ After a famous actress is struck by a vehicle driven by an older adult, an msnbc.com article discusses when older adults should ‘give up the keys’, mentioning joint research done by MIT AgeLab… Read more