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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.


  • Wendy named to BOHSI board
    Lab Director Dr. Wendy Rogers has been selected to serve on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Board on Human Systems Integration. Congratulations, Wendy!
  • Congratulations, Renato!
    Congratulations to HFA postdoctoral research associate Dr. Renato Azevedo as one of the 24 recipients of the Mistletoe Research Fellowship by the Momental Foundation. This professional development program awards research grants to postdoctoral fellows and advanced PhD candidates as… Read more: Congratulations, Renato!
  • Congratulations, Megan!
    Congratulations to Megan Nickrent on her promotion to Assistant Lab Director. Megan has previously worked as our Lab Coordinator and has been at our lab since 2017. Her new role includes a wide range of duties such as conducting… Read more: Congratulations, Megan!
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Featured Publications

The laboratory is funded in part by:

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