Ph.D. (1991) Psychology Georgia Institute of Technology
I co-direct the Human Factors and Aging Laboratory. Our goals are to develop a fundamental understanding of aging, cognition, and attention and to bring that fundamental basic knowledge to bear on design issues important to the quality and safety of activities of daily living encountered by older adults.
- Hickman, J. M., Rogers, W. A., & Fisk, A. D. (2007). Training older adults to use new technology. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 62, 77-84
- Stronge, A. J., Rogers, W. A., & Fisk, A. D. (2007). Human factors considerations in implementing telemedicine systems to accommodate older adults. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 13, 103.
- Sanchez, J., Bowles, C. T., Rogers, W. A., & Fisk, A. D. (2006). Human factors goes to the golf course: Knowledge engineering of commercial mowing. Ergonomics in Design, 14, 17-23.
- Stronge, A. J., Rogers, W. A., & Fisk, A. D. (2006). Web-based information search and retrieval: effects of strategy use and age on search success. Human Factors, 48, 434-46.
- Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2006). Reading in the dark: Effects of age and contrast on reading speed and comprehension. Human Factors, 48, 229-40.