Kenneth A. Blocker is a doctoral student in the Cognitive Science of Teaching and Learning program within the Department of Educational Psychology. His research interests include health self-management, promoting behavior change with ambient and/or environmental technologies, cognitive aging, technology design and acceptance, educational technologies, medical human factors, and health care.
Maurita T. Harris is a graduate student working towards a Master’s in Community Health at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include aging, technology design and acceptance, smart home technologies, and healthcare. Her current research focus is on healthcare technology acceptance among older adults.
Sean A. McGlynn is a 4th year Ph.D. student in the Engineering Psychology department. His research interests include user-interface design, human-robot interaction, virtual and augmented environments, design for older adults, technology acceptance; and cognitive aging. His current research focuses on developing a psychology-based model of the experience of presence (a user’s sense of ‘being there’) in virtual environments.
Tina-Qiong Nie is a doctoral student in the Community Health program. Her research interests include technology design and acceptance, user-interface design, healthcare, and medical human factors.