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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 in projects related to healthcare technologies; design for aging; technology acceptance; aging-in-place; technology training; human-robot interaction; and aging with perceptual, motor, or cognitive disabilities.


  • Thank you, Afnaan & Adam!
    Thank you to our Community Academic Scholars, Afnaan Afsar Ali and Adam Syed, for all the work completed this summer! Afnaan and Adam worked with the Stretch team and our community partner Clark-Lindsey this summer and finished their internships […]
  • Congratulations, Renato!
    Postdoctoral research associate Renato Azevedo recently received the prestigious American Psychological Association (APA) Briggs Dissertation Award. This award is presented for the best doctoral dissertation in applied experimental/engineering psychology. Renato also served on the Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology […]
  • Research Trip to Hello Robot
    Lab Director Wendy Rogers and Postdoctoral Research Associate Samuel Olatunji recently traveled to California to meet with the Hello Robot team. It was a wonderful trip advancing human-robot interaction research.
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Featured Publications

The laboratory is funded in part by:

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