How cities get “unstuck” in the face of environmental degradation

Julie Cook Kitchener November 29, 2023 08:47 PM
Hi all,   There’s an interesting article from Behavioral Scientist related to how societies (and on a smaller scale, cities) can apply policies in various ways to shift from envir…

Happy Holidays!

Julie Cook Kitchener December 23, 2021 07:40 PM
Hi everyone, As 2021 comes to a close, I feel inspired to write about an often forgotten yet critical aspect of our work: Love. Some of you may be aware that the phenomenal fem…

Honouring our Common Humanity

Julie Cook Kitchener September 30, 2021 08:50 PM
**Caution: This website post deals with difficult subject matter** Hi everyone, Today is Canada's first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This federal holiday was chose…

Pandemic lockdowns inspire generosity

Julie Cook Kitchener September 23, 2021 05:05 PM
Hi everyone, Though the pandemic, lockdowns, and vaccine passports have created a lot of social tension, it is inspiring to know that many people have found creative ways to buil…

Seeking CBSM research that includes the behavior selection stage

Cynthia Frantz Oberlin July 17, 2021 01:14 PM
Dear colleagues, My collaborators and I are conducting a literature review of CBSM research to evaluate the use of the first stage of CBSM:  behavior selection.  We are particular…

Urgency & Agency: Conquering Climate Despair

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 …

Are Nudges Ethical? A Few Book Recommendations

Julie Cook Kitchener March 03, 2021 10:37 PM
Hi everyone, Expanding your knowledge base and critical thinking related to behavioural economics, libertarian paternalism and nudging may inform the excellent work many of you a…

Use of CBSM in K16 Education

Faye Snodgress February 15, 2021 06:23 PM
Hi Everyone, As K-12 schools and teacher preparation try to integrate education for sustainability in their curriculum, they use learner-centered pedagogies, such as problem-based…

SMANA Needs Help Encouraging the Biden-Harris COVID-19 Response Team to Include a Behavioral Scientist and Social Marketer

Liz Foote Maui January 03, 2021 01:18 AM
Last month, the Social Marketing Association of North America sent a letter to the Biden Harris coronavirus advisory board co-chairs (Dr. David Kessler, Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, …

Five strategies to reduce addiction-like behaviours over the holidays

Julie Cook Kitchener December 23, 2020 12:26 AM
Hi everyone, For those of you making final preparations for the holidays, you might appreciate The Conversation's advice on how to avoid addictive-like behaviours while you're of…

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