Marten Haesner

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In the area of product design and usability, most products are developed for the mass-market by technically oriented designers and developers for use by persons who themselves are also technically adept by today's standards. The demands of older people are commonly not given sufficient consideration within the early developmental process. In the present(More)
Disclaimer The views expressed in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Commission. Neither the European Commission nor any person acting on behalf of the Commission is responsible for the information provided in this document. This report was compiled and edited by Kevin Cullen (WRC), Lutz Kubitschke and(More)
Decline of cognitive function is a part of aging. However, intensive cognitive training can improve important cognitive functions, such as attention and working memory. Because existing systems are not older adult-friendly and are usually not based on scientific evidence, an online platform was developed for cognitive training with information and(More)
A critical need exists for rehabilitation for improving older adults' physical abilities, especially in the field of fall prevention. Although virtual reality and ambient-assistive technology-based approaches are promising, they are cost intensive and frequently face significant obstacles during the developmental process. The authors of the current article(More)
While previous attempts to train self-control in humans have frequently failed, we set out to train response inhibition using computer-game elements. We trained older adults with a newly developed game-based inhibition training on a tablet for two months and compared them to an active and passive control group. Behavioural effects reflected in shorter stop(More)
AIMS The primary objective of the SmartSenior@home study was to examine the acceptance of the SmartSenior system by older adults. METHODS Twenty-eight partners from industry and research, including the health care sector, worked collaboratively to implement services aiming to maximize independence in old age. The prospective cohort study was conducted in(More)
Der Erfolg von Selbstmonitoring bei der Diabetestherapie konnte bereits in zahlreichen Studien nachgewiesen werden. Derzeit gibt es eine Vielzahl an mobilen Smartphone-Apps, die die systematische Erfassung und Analyse von relevanten Daten unterstützen. Diese werden jedoch vorranging für junge Menschen entwickelt. Innerhalb der vorliegenden Studie wurde(More)