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A non-profit design and consulting firm that uses insights from the behavioral sciences to address complex social problems.
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ideas42 Aug 17
Using a language learning ? Try these 3 behavioral insights to help you stick with it and achieve your goal.
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ideas42 Aug 16
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Encouraging conservation requires a wide range of approaches, and behavioral science can help: Goal-setting postcards & descriptive norms messaging around water usage led to a drop in water consumption of up to 5.6% in 5,600 households in Belén.
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ideas42 Aug 16
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In an effort to help people prioritize fuel efficiency (& saving money) while car shopping, we showed consumers projections of annual & lifetime fuel costs for the car models they were thinking about buying.
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ideas42 Aug 16
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Encouraging conservation requires a wide range of approaches, and behavioral science can help: Goal-setting postcards & descriptive norms messaging around water usage led to a drop in water consumption of up to 5.6% in 5,600 households in Belén.
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ideas42 Aug 16
We can directly tackle & mitigate and its associated impacts by encouraging behaviors that help to protect the & our limited natural resources.
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ideas42 Aug 15
"Behavioral economics can help explain why we misperceive the threat posed by low-probability/high-impact risks, and why individuals and governments underprepare for their impacts." (via )
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ideas42 Aug 16
These three behavioral insights can help you tackle some barriers to achieving a personal , like learning a or developing a new skill.
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Betsy Levy Paluck Aug 15
A fantastic paper. Some of the best research on intergoup contact right now is coming from outside psychology. Psychologists, pay attention!
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ideas42 Aug 15
"Behavioral economics can help explain why we misperceive the threat posed by low-probability/high-impact risks, and why individuals and governments underprepare for their impacts." (via )
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ideas42 Aug 15
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19.9 million students will begin or are continuing in the US this fall, but too many will ultimately fail to make it to day. Behavioral insights can help support on their journey (4/4)
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ideas42 Aug 15
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An application of behavioral science to the endemic problem of could lead not only to improved lives, but also to more efficient deployment of limited public resources. (3/4)
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ideas42 Aug 15
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They need better-designed tools to help them manage their money and meet their & systems that ensure all students have clear paths to —as individuals, and as members of society. (2/4)
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ideas42 Aug 15
There’s so much more to making more equitable than ensuring people can access financial systems. (1/4)
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ideas42 Aug 15
The new Behavioral Design Bootcamp equips skilled practitioners with our behavioral design methodology to further improve outcomes in their communities.
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ideas42 Aug 13
Q: How do we better design interventions when they often have different effects on different people? A: Use personality science, say Kun Zhao and (via )
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ideas42 Aug 14
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Read more on the behavioral applications to the endemic problem of poverty here in our seminal white paper, Poverty Interrupted: & blog post on bsci applications to gov't programs: (7/7)
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Nedra Weinreich Aug 15
If you work with on , check out this publication from to understand how behavioral science insights can help. cc:
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ideas42 Aug 14
How I Learned Multiple Languages in My Spare Time (using behavioral science!) 🇫🇷🇨🇳🇧🇷🇲🇽🇺🇬🇮🇹🇩🇪
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ideas42 Aug 14
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Issuing warrants for low-level offenses is costly & inconvenient for both recipients AND the police. How did we reduce failure-to-appear rates (and unnecessary arrests)? Behavioral science!
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ideas42 Aug 14
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Chronically low turnout is a significant barrier to a functioning representative . The Nonvoter Innovation Lab focuses on delivering the value of bsci through solutions that impact .
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