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Todd Rogers
Prof , behavioral science & policy, education research, political communication research
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Todd Rogers Aug 21
Implications re building social connection and support: Science Says People Like You More Than You Know | Psychology Today
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Todd Rogers Aug 12
Replying to @ariel_kalil
That said, this paper by Hunt Allcott re: home energy reports is also sobering:
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Todd Rogers Aug 12
: found effects in some (not all) districts larger than & I found in original absence-reduction paper: Papers I tweeted suggest lots of false positives & inflated estimates in published ed lit - like other fields
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FutureEd Aug 12
Great new podcast about how to reduce chronic absenteeism w/ &
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Todd Rogers Aug 9
Human interfacing, tech enhanced "concierge" to navigate complex bureaucracies great starting place for behavioral science social enterprises (eg ). What other problems might benefit from this?
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Todd Rogers Aug 9
Cool paper showing that correcting college student misbeliefs about earnings X major shifts college major choices
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Todd Rogers Aug 7
Concerned? Not necessarily. We just need to temper our expectations. Changing behavior and outcomes is really hard.
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Todd Rogers Aug 7
If we accept that large randomized experiments get closest to true causal effect, this is pretty damning
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Todd Rogers Aug 2
Interesting promising psych edu intervention. Has feel of Seligman's pessimism/optimism "taught students that middle school adversity is common, short-lived, and due to external, temporary causes rather than personal inadequacies. " 6th grade transition to MS well-timed
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Todd Rogers Aug 2
Final proofs w/ and Jessica Lasky-Fink. "Simplification and defaults affect adoption and impact of technology, but decision makers do not realize it"
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Todd Rogers Aug 2
Exciting research. Very promising and straightforward messaging making percentile social comparisons comprehensible. "Todd has missed more school than 90% of classmates." I want to learn more!
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Koenfucius Jul 27
Commitment devices, anchoring, friction, temptation bundling, keys in fridge— asked several expert behaviouralists—, and —(as well as yours truly) how they apply behavioural insights in their own life:
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FutureEd Jul 31
Parents don’t always know how many days kids have missed in excused & unexcused absences. Nudges—notes or texts—about missed days can improve school attendance. Learn more in our playbook w/
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InClassToday Aug 1
Did you know that a school can have 95% daily attendance but still have 30% of students chronically absent? Learn more at
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Todd Rogers Aug 2
Learning about Radithor: 1920s drink containing radioactive radium. Correlation X=X Causation. Healthy and vibrant people drink Radithor, therefore Radithor makes people healthy and vibrant. See anything else like this in the world? via
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InClassToday Jul 22
Partner with InClassToday to reduce chronic absenteeism by 10-15%. To see our research & to learn more, visit
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Todd Rogers Jul 23
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Todd Rogers Jul 23
Wow. Perfectly summarized in title:
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Todd Rogers Jul 22
Adverse Findings Mischaracterized as Positive in Study of Family Connects Home Visiting Program, Published by Princeton/Brookings
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Todd Rogers Jul 19
Great column by Tuition-Free College Could Cost Less Than You Think
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