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.
- American Psychological Association (Fellow)
- Past President of Division 21 (Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology)
- American Psychological Society
- American Telemedicine Association
- Association for Computing Machinery (SIGCHI)
- Gerontological Society of America
- Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (Fellow)
- Past President (2004-2005)
- Member of Executive Council (1997-2000)
- Faculty Advisor - Georgia Tech HFES Student Chapter
- Psychonomic Society
- Sigma Xi
- Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology
- Rogers, W. A., & Fisk, A. D. (in press). Support for aging through aware home technology. Generations: Journal of the American Society on Aging.
- Hickman, J. M., Rogers, W. A., & Fisk, A. D. (in press). Training older adults to use new technology. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences.
- Stronge, A. J., Rogers, W. A., & Fisk, A. D. (in press). Successful implementation of telemedicine systems: Human factors considerations to accommodate older adults. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare
- Sanchez, J., Bowles, C. T., Rogers, W. A., & Fisk, A. D. (in press). Human factors goes to the golf course: Knowledge engineering of commercial mowing. Ergonomics in Design.
- Stronge, A. J., Rogers, W. A., & Fisk, A. D. (in press). Information search and retrieval on the Web: The relationship between strategy use and search success. Human Factors.
- Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (in press). Reading in the dark: Effects of age and contrast on reading speed and comprehension. Human Factors.
- Melenhorst, A. S., Rogers, W. A., & Bouwhuis, D. G. (2006). Older adults’ motivated choice for technological innovation: Evidence for benefit-driven selectivity. Psychology and Aging, 21, 190-195.
- Sanchez, J., Ezer, N., Rogers, W. A., & Fisk, A. D. (2006). Estimating reliability of automated aids: Effects of age and system reliability changes. Cognitive Technology, 11, 5-13.
- Pak, R., Rogers, W. A., & Fisk, A. D. (2006). Spatial ability sub-factors and their influences on a computer-based information search task. Human Factors,48, 154-165.
- PSYC 1101 - General Psychology
- PSYC 7104 - Psychomotor and Cognitive Skill Learning & Performance
- PSYC 7020 - Survey of Cognitive Aging
- Graduate Seminars: Training & Aging; Psychology of HCI