Psychological Science Agenda

A publication of the Science Directorate
February 2004 |Vol. 18, No. 2

SCIENCE BRIEFS

Psychological Science and Intelligent Home Technology: Supporting Functional Independence of Older Adults

By Wendy A. Rogers and Arthur D. Fisk, PhD

Imagine if your home were "aware" of your activities so that it might help you remember what it was you went into the kitchen for or whether the visitor at the front door is someone you know or even what the proper procedure is for performing a recently learned home medical procedure.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN

INTERESTING CAREERS

  • A Social Psychologist in Rehabilitation Technology
    David Boninger helped start a company (Three Rivers) whose mission is to use advances in rehabilitation technology to create products that enhance the mobility and independence of people with disabilities, particularly people in wheelchairs.

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