Online Publications
Selected Working Papers, Publications & Books
Martinez, A., Coughlin, J., “Working More and Feeling Better: Estimating the Impact of Caregiving and Employment on Wellbeing,” to be presented at the National Alliance for Caregiving and MetLife Mature Market Institute Roundtable on Caregiving, Washington, DC, February 17, 2010.

Coughlin, J., Consumer-Centered Innovation: Envisioning New Business Opportunities in the Development of a Health Services Ecosystem, MIT AgeLab White Paper, 2010-1, February 10, 2010.


Wang, Y., Mehler, B., Reimer, B., Lammers, V., D’Ambrosio, L.A. & Coughlin, J.F. (in press). The validity of driving simulation for assessing differences between in-vehicle informational interfaces: a comparison with field testing. Ergonomics.


Mehler, B., Reimer, B., D’Ambrosio, L.A., Pina, A. & Coughlin, J.F. (2010). An Evaluation of Time of Day Influences on Simulated Driving Performance and Physiological Arousal. Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.


Coughlin, J., “Demographic Transition & Mapping Innovation in an Aging Europe,” MIT AgeLab I2 Report, 2009-2.


Coughlin, J.F., Reimer, B. & Mehler, B. (2009). Driver Wellness, Safety & the Development of an AwareCar. AgeLab White Paper. (pdf)


Coughlin, J. & D’Ambrosio, L., “Seven Myths of Financial Planning and Baby Boomer Retirement,”Journal of Financial Services Marketing, July 2009.


Yang, J.H., Mao, Z., Tijerina, L., Pilutti, T., Coughlin, J., & Feron, E. “Detection of Driver Fatigue Caused by Sleep Deprivation” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans, Volume 39, No.4, July 2009.


Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Son, J., Pohlmeyer, A., Orszulak, J, Long, J., Coughlin, J.,

A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Younger and Older Adults’ Simulated Highway Driving Performance Under Single and Dual Task Conditions,” Proceedings of the 5th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driving Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design, Big Sky, Montana, June 24-25, 2009.


Reimer, B., Coughlin, J., & Mehler, B. “Development of a Driver Aware Vehicle for Monitoring, Managing & Motivating Older Operator Behavior” ITS America Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, June 5, 2009.


Donorfio, L., D’Ambrosio, L., Coughlin, J., Mohyde, M. “To Drive or Not to Drive, That Isn’t the Question — The Meaning of Self-Regulation Among Older Drivers,” Journal of Safety Research, Volume 40, Available On-line May 2009.


Coughlin, J., “Longevity, Lifestyle & Anticipating the New Demands Of Aging on the Transportation Enterprise“ Journal of Public Works Management & Policy, April 2009.


Coughlin, J., & Tompkins, C., “Demographics, Destiny & the Future of the Transportation System “Journal of Public Works Management & Policy, April 2009.


Coughlin, J., Lau, J., D’Ambrosio, L. & Reimer, R. “Adult Children’s Perceptions of Intelligent Home Systems in the Care of Elderly Parents,” i-CREATe 2009, 3rd International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology, Singapore, April 22-26, 2009.


Gruenstein, A., Orszulak, J., Liu, S., Roberts, S., Zabel, J., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Seneff, S., Glass, J., Coughlin, J. “City Browser — Developing a Conversational Automotive Human Machine Interface,”CHI: Digital Life/New World, Boston, Massachusetts, April 4-9, 2009


Mehler, B., Reimer, B., Coughlin, J.F. & Dusek, J.A. (2009). The Impact of Incremental Increases in Cognitive Workload on Physiological Arousal and Performance in Young Adult Drivers.Transportation Research Record:Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2138, pp. 6-12. Also appeared in (2009) Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 88th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.


Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Lammers, V., Wang, Y. & Coughlin, J.F. (2009). A Comparison of Three Manual Destination Entry Methods on Their Impact on Visual Attention and Driving Performance: An On-Road Evaluation. Proceeding of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. San Antonio, TX. 1757-1761.


Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Coughlin, J.F., Godfrey, K. & Tan, C. (2009). An on-road assessment of the impact of cognitive workload on physiological arousal in young adult drivers. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications. Essen, Germany, 115-118.


Coughlin, J. & Pope, J. “Innovations in Health, Wellness & Aging-in-Place: Development of a Consumer-Centered Approach to Intelligent Home Services”, IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology, July-August 2008.


Coughlin, J. “Are You Ready for the New Older Workplace: Aging Baby Boomers & the Evolving Role of Employers,” MIT AgeLab I2 Report, Working Paper 2008-01.


Broniatowski, D, Magee, C., Coughlin, J., Yang, M. ”The Influence of Institutional Background on the Approval of Engineered Systems,” presented at the Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER), April 4-5, 2008.  Redondo Beach, CA.


Coughlin, J., “Innovate for Quality of Lifespan” in Before the Age Boom Goes…, Aging Services of California, February 2008.


Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Coughlin, J., Wang, Y., D’Ambrosio, L., Roy, N., Long, J., Bell, A., Danielle Wood, D., Dusek, J. “A Comparison of the Effect of a Low to Moderately Demanding Cognitive Task on Simulated Driving Performance and Heart Rate in Middle Aged and Young Adult Drivers,” pp.493-500, International Conference on Cyberworlds, 2008.


Stern R., D’Ambrosio L., Mohyde M., Carruth A., Tracton-Bishop B., Hunter J., Daneshvar D., Coughlin J. “At the Crossroads: Development and Evaluation of a Dementia Caregiver Group Intervention to Assist in Driving Cessation”. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 2008;29(4):363-82.


Donorfio LK, D’Ambrosio LA, Coughlin JF, Mohyde M. “Health, safety, self-regulation and the older driver: It’s Not Just a Matter of Age,” Journal of Safety Research 2008;39(6):555-61.


Donorfio L., Mohyde M., Coughlin J., D’Ambrosio L., “A Qualitative Exploration of Self-Regulation Behaviors Among Older Drivers,” Journal of Aging and Social Policy. 2008;20(3):323-39.


D’Ambrosio LA, Donorfio LK, Coughlin JF, Mohyde M, Meyer J., “Gender Differences in Self-Regulation Patterns and Attitudes Toward Driving Among Older Adults,” Journal of Women and Aging. 2008;20(3-4):265-82.


Coughlin, J. “Disruptive Demographics, Design & the Future of Everyday Environments,” Design Management Review, Spring 2007.


Coughlin, J. “Speaking Silver: Lessons for Product Innovation & Development in an Aging Marketplace,” MIT AgeLab I2 Report, Working Paper 2007-02.


Coughlin, J., D’Ambrosio, L., Reimer, B. & Pratt, M.  ”Older Adult Perceptions of Smart Home Technologies: Implications for Research, Policy & Market Innovations in Healthcare“ in Proceedings of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, August 2007, Lyon, France.


Reimer Bryan; D’Ambrosio Lisa A; Coughlin Joseph F, Secondary Analysis of Time of Day on Simulated Driving Performance. Journal of Safety Research 2007; 38(5):563-70.


Reimer Bryan, D’Ambrosio Lisa A, Coughlin Joseph F, Fried Ronna, Biederman Joseph “Task-induced Fatigue and Collisions in Adult Drivers with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.” Traffic Injury Prevention 2007;8(3):290-9.


Biederman J, Fried R, Monuteaux MC, Reimer B, Coughlin JF, Surman CB, Aleardi M, Dougherty M, Schoenfeld S, Spencer TJ, Faraone SV., “A Laboratory Driving Simulation for Assessment of Driving Behavior in Adults with ADHD: A Controlled Study. Annals of General Psychiatry. 2007 Jan 30;6:4.


Coughlin, J., Pope, J., Leedle, B. “Old Age, New Technology and Future Innovations in Disease Management and Home Health Care,” in Home Health Care Management and Practice, 18(3), pp. 196-207, 2006.


Coughlin, J. & Lau, J. “Global Aging & Technology Policy: Extending the Vision of Innovation in Aging Societies,” presented at the 9th International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation, Santorini, Greece, June 21, 2006.


Coughlin, J. & Lau, J. “Cathedral Builders Wanted: Constructing a New Vision of Technology for Old Age,” in Public Policy & Aging, Volume 16, No.1, 2006.


Coughlin, J. “Invention Vs. Innovation: Technology and the Future of Aging,” Aging Today, March-April 2006.


Coughlin, J. & Reimer, B. “New Demands from an Older Population: An Integrated Approach to Defining th Future of Older Driver Safety,” SAE Convergence, Fall 2006.


Reimer B, D’Ambrosio LA, Coughlin JE, Kafrissen ME, Biederman J., “Using Self-Reported Data to Assess the Validity of Driving Simulation Data,” Behavioral Research Methods. 2006 May; 38(2):314-24.


Fried R, Petty CR, Surman CB, Reimer B, Aleardi M, Martin JM, Coughlin

JF, Biederman J., “Characterizing Impaired Driving in Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Controlled Study,” Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 2006 April 67(4):567-74.


Coughlin, J. “Technology Versus Innovation in Long-Term Care,” Provider: Journal of the American Health Care Association, April, 2005


Coughlin, J. “Relief for ‘Sandwiched’ Boomers: Innovative Financial Services Products Can Ease the Competing Demands on Boomers,” National Underwriter, October 3, 2005.


Lavie, T., Meyer, J., Bengler, K., Coughlin, J. “The Evaluation of In-Vehicle Adaptive Systems,” Fourth Workshop on the Evaluation of Adaptive Systems, 10th International Conference on User Modeling (UM’05), Edinburgh, Scotland. July 24-30, 2005.


Reimer B, D’Ambrosio LA, Gilbert J, Coughlin JF, Biederman J, Surman C, Fried R, Aleardi M., “Behavior Differences in Drivers with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: The Driving Behavior Questionnaire,” Accident Analysis and Prevention. 2005 Nov; 37(6):996-1004.

Coughlin, J., D’Ambrosio, L. (Eds), Aging America and Transportation: Personal Choices and Public Policy. New York: Springer. (2012)