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Improving Quality of Life for Adults of All Ages

The Human Factors and Aging Laboratory focuses on understanding the fundamentals of human behavior in the context of technology interactions. Our research engages older adults of varying abilities and experiences in projects related to healthcare; design for aging; technology acceptance; aging-in-place; training and instructional support; and human-robot interaction.


  • HFA & AANCL Labs Welcome Community Academic Scholars
    Esther Cardenas and Shuoning (Stone) Shi are joining us for the summer as Community Academic Scholars. They will be advised by Drs. Wendy Rogers, Raksha Mudar, and Samuel Olatunji and will be working with ClarkLindsey Life Plan Community testing… Read more: HFA & AANCL Labs Welcome Community Academic Scholars
  • Congratulations, Haseeb!
    Haseeb Rehman earned an Honorable Mention for his spoken presentation “Assistive Technology for Older Adults with Hearing Disabilities” at the Undergraduate Research Symposium. Congratulations, Haseeb! To view the full list of awards, please visit https://blogs.illinois.edu/view/6204/3592442.
  • HFA Posters at URS
    The HFA Lab had 10 posters at the Undergraduate Research Symposium. Presenters included Afnaan, Amy, Anika, Adam, Cam, Dhruti, Ethan, Fatima, Gabriella, Maya, and Noah. They presented research from CREATE, MEDSReM, I’M Well, and TechSAge. The lab was well-represented!
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Featured Publications

The laboratory is funded in part by:

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