Urgency & Agency: Conquering Climate Despair

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Julie Cook Kitchener May 27, 2021 05:29 PM
Hi everyone, "I will admit that I sometimes fall into the climate doom-ism camp. As a sustainability and behavioral scientist steeped in a steady stream of information about how …

Behavior Change for Nature: A Behavioral Science Toolkit for Practitioners

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Julie Cook Kitchener October 21, 2020 06:04 PM
Hi all, I just lectured about biodiversity loss at the University of Waterloo, and have recently come across a fabulous behaviour change toolkit for practitioners working in the …

Global COVID-19 Study Provides Insights on Message Framing

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Liz Foote Maui October 09, 2020 10:10 PM
This is a very insightful article about a study on global attitudes surrounding COVID-19 and health messaging. It’s great to see that in most countries, “the vast majority of peop…

COVID-19 Vaccination Uptake Strategies

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Julie Cook Kitchener August 26, 2020 04:23 PM
Hi all, The European Social Marketing Association recently shared an academic paper that was published in July 2020, entitled "Key Guidelines in Developing a Pre-emptive COVID-19…

Behavioural Science around the World: A World Bank Report

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Julie Cook Kitchener August 18, 2020 03:45 PM
Hi everyone, Last year, the World Bank published a report entitled "Behavioral science around the world: Profiles of 10 countries". They provide details on what these 10 countrie…

Curbing Reckless Behaviour in the Face of COVID-19: Moralize It!

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Julie Cook Kitchener July 28, 2020 09:28 PM
Hi all, This is an interesting article that advocates for a "moralizing" approach to  behaviour change in the face of COVID-19. Both second hand smoke and drunk driving campaigns…

"How to Nudge a Coronavirus Nonbeliever"

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Liz Foote Maui July 09, 2020 09:24 AM
I came across this article by Cass Sunstein (“Nudge”) about the role of personal identity surrounding the issue of mask-wearing (or lack thereof…). It references the iconic “Don’t…

Emerging from COVID-19 lockdown

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Julie Cook Kitchener June 05, 2020 12:59 AM
So many of us are thinking right now about how the world will transition out of COVID-19 lockdown. This blog post from Griffith University features Professor Jeff French, who is t…

Mask Use, Messaging, and Social Norms

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Liz Foote Maui June 03, 2020 01:58 AM
As someone who’s had an N-95 mask in my carry on flight kit for years (alongside my spray bottle of 70% rubbing alcohol…), I have been really interested in following all the messa…

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