Articles by Steven M. Schmidt

Dr. Schmidt has a PhD in Medical Psychology and is the Scientific Coordinator for the Centre for Ageing and Supportive Environments. His research focuses on identifying strategies to help people maintain independence as they age. He is interested in methods and strategies that can close the gap between science and policy.

Cross-National Usability Study of a Housing Accessibility App: Findings From the European InnovAge Project

Abstract The present usability study concerns an evaluation of an Android based mobile application (app) targeting housing accessibility issues, in a prototype stage for a touch tablet. The objective was to identify and compare elicited usability issues involving senior citizens in two different national contexts: Sweden and Latvia. Applying a problem discovery approach, the study […] [Read More]