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Testing the effects of social norms and behavioral privacy on hand washing: A field experiment.

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Lapinski, M. K., Maloney, E. K., Braz, M., & Shulman, H. C. (2013). Testing the effects of social norms and behavioral privacy on hand washing: A field experiment. Human Communication Research, 39(1), 21-46.
A 2-part study examines the influence of normative messages on college males’ hand washing perceptions and behaviors. Study 1 tests for the appropriateness of hand washing as a ta…
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The effects of social norms on male hygiene.

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Nalbone, D. P., Lee, K. P., Suroviak, A. R., & Lannon, J. M. (2005). The effects of social norms on male hygiene. Individual Differences Research, 3(3), 171-176.
Numerous studies have found that individuals are more likely to comply with social norms when in the presence of others. To test the hypothesis that restroom hygiene norms would b…
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BU’s Condom Fairy Turns Five

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Run by Student Health Services Wellness & Prevention at Boston University, Condom Fairy was a program created in response to the growing number of college students reporting that …
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Motivating Television Viewers to Become Organ Donors

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The following case study explores how a popular primetime television drama, Numb3rs, was used to inform audiences of issues surrounding organ donation and, as a result, encourage …
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Don’t Kid Yourself Campaign

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Run across a six-state region (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming), the Don’t Kid Yourself campaign was created to help reduce incidences of unintend…
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Deliver Life

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Deliver Life was a campaign implemented in Malawi to emphasize the importance of practicing and sustaining good hygiene practices like hand washing with soap, using latrines prope…
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Bacterial Resistance and Nosocomial Infections Network

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This paper explores five different approaches to antibiotic stewardship, providing examples of how international collaborations can address optimal prescribing. Each approach exam…
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cleanyourhands

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Targeted at healthcare staff in England and Wales, the goal of the cleanyourhands campaign was to improve hand hygiene as a way of combating preventable healthcare associated infe…
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Smarter Travel in Outer London: Integrated Marketing in the UK

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Developed in two phases, the Smarter Travel initiative had an overall goal of decreasing the number of trips made by car in the Outer Boroughs of London, promoting walking, cyclin…
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Malawi’s BRIDGE Project

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Developed to address the rapidly increasing rate of HIV infections in Malawi, the BRIDGE Project had five main objectives: (1) increase the median age for becoming sexually active…

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