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…

“It’s how you say it: Systematic A/B testing of digital messaging cut hospital no-show rates”

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Liz Foote Maui October 23, 2020 04:01 AM
I’m sharing a recent article published in PLOSOne about a study carried out in Israel that investigated the effect of different messaging strategies on no-shows and appointment ca…

How to encourage U.S. citizens to vote

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Julie Cook Kitchener October 14, 2020 02:09 AM
Hi all, If you're concerned about the upcoming federal election in the United States, here's a quick read on how to encourage U.S. citizens to vote. It's written by two behaviour…

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…

SMANA Mentorship program: Recruiting participants

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Julie Cook Kitchener October 07, 2020 06:07 PM
Hi everyone, The Social Marketing Association of North America (SMANA) is looking for both mentors--with five or more years of experience as a social marketing professional--and …

Amsterdam installs sustainable urinals to combat "wild peeing"

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Liz Foote Maui October 04, 2020 05:40 AM
Well this is …different! Apparently public urination has been a big problem in Amsterdam, and it has now been addressed by an environmental psychologist, Richard De Vries, who inv…

“How Much Information Is Too Much?” Webinar with Cass Sunstein

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Liz Foote Maui October 04, 2020 04:48 AM
Cass Sunstein has a new book out (shocker, I know!) called “Too Much Information,” and he discussed its themes in a webinar last month – check it out! He discussed not only inform…

National Identity Predicts Public Health Support During a Global Pandemic

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Liz Foote Maui October 04, 2020 03:48 AM
This is a preprint with a ton of authors (I didn’t even bother trying to count them!) of a collaborative international study with the goal of examining “whether national identific…

COVID Communication Handbook

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Liz Foote Maui October 04, 2020 03:25 AM
The Centre for Social and Behaviour Change has a COVID Communication Handbook that you can download as a PDF here.  According to the publication, “the COVID-19 Communication Hand…

Reminder: European Social Marketing Conference - Call for Papers

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Julie Cook Kitchener September 30, 2020 08:58 PM
Hi everyone, This is a friendly reminder that the European Social Marketing Conference will be held in Thessaloniki, Greece in October 2021. The theme is "People, planet, systems…

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