Dr. Neil Charness

Florida State University

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Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

Dr. Neil Charness

Florida State University


Research interests include aging and human factors as related to technology use, and age and expert performance. See


McGill University
1969 To 1974

Carnegie Mellon University
1969 To 1974

Job History

Florida State University
Director, Institute for Successful Longevity
January 2015 - present

Florida State University
William G. Chase Professor of Psychology
July 1994 - present

University of Waterloo
Professor of Psychology
July 1977 - July 1994

Wilfrid Laurier University
Assistant Professor
August 1974 - July 1977

Areas Of Expertise

  • Cognition
  • Cognition: Problem Solving and Reasoning
  • Computer Technology
  • Gerontology
  • Loneliness
  • Safety: Preventing Accidents
  • Successful Aging
  • Technology
  • Transportation
  • Well-Being
  • Work and Occupation


  • Psychology