What Can We Learn from Failed Attempts to Change People's Behaviour?

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Julie Cook Kitchener November 04, 2020 10:35 PM
Hi everyone, A new article was published recently in Trends in Cognitive Sciences, which catalogues different types of failures in behaviour change programs as well as backfiring…

Creating Citizen Choice Architects

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Julie Cook Kitchener September 30, 2020 08:44 PM
Hi everyone, Perhaps many of you are familiar with 'nudges', those positive, gentle actions that persuade people to engage in particular behaviours (e.g. setting healthy food at …

The Little Book of Green Nudges

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Julie Cook Kitchener September 30, 2020 08:06 PM
Hi all, The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recently published the Little Book of Green Nudges for sustainability professionals who work in post-secondary institution…

Behavioural Science Toolkit for Physical Distancing and People Movement

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Liz Foote Maui September 02, 2020 02:41 AM
As described in this article, the firm The Behavioural Architects has released a free resource to help with physical distancing and people movement, specifically the behaviors of …

Webinar: "Can Peer Pressure Solve Climate Change?"

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Liz Foote Maui August 18, 2020 11:34 PM
Last week, Rare hosted a webinar with behavioral economist and bestselling author Robert Frank, about how social norms can drive actions towards addressing climate change. A centr…

Behavioural Scientist's Summer Book List

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Julie Cook Kitchener July 07, 2020 07:25 PM
Hello everyone, Since we're now in the midst of summer, the sun, and the heat, I thought I'd send along a Summer 2020 Book List for you to peruse through, for weekends at the cot…

Water or Energy Community Engagement Program Examples.

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Cara Horner Melbourne September 09, 2019 06:58 AM
Looking for any great examples of best practise water or energy community engagement programs which have been evaluated and shown to work. We have some aspirational community redu…

Call for Abstracts Due 7/12 - Do you have a behavior change story to tell?

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Kelley Dennings Arlington July 08, 2019 12:51 PM
https://wsmconference.com/ottawa-2019/call-for-abstracts If you have a great case study, piece of research or on-going project you want to share with the behaviour change commu…

Literature/case studies about Long-term Behavior Change

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Kelley Dennings Arlington September 20, 2017 10:55 AM
Good morning, I am looking for articles or case studies that quantify how long and by what method an education and outreach campaign persists long-term. I am looking for environ…

Free Behaviour Change Tips

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Ken Donnelly Halifax May 06, 2017 12:23 PM
Hi, Every Friday I send out an email with 5 tips for fostering behaviour change, based on lessons learned in over 25 years of experience of Community-Based Social Marketing pra…

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