The field of behavioural economics has been knocked around a couple of times over the past week or so..
Perhaps most significantly, news broke of a research study on fraud being found to have used fraudulent data. Yes, painfully ironic.
The 2012 study by Shu, Mazar, Gino, Ariely and Bazerman found getting people to sign their name at the top of a form rather than the end increased the likelihood they’d complete the form honestly.
Such an interesting finding doesn’t stay quiet for...
I was excited to present at the world's biggest and best festival of behavioural science, created by Ogilvy.
It kicked off in Sydney and travelled around the globe, finishing in New York 14 hours later.
Here's my 'tight ten' in which I explain my behaviour change model.
It’s difficult to know what to write today.
It feels like we’re living in a snow globe that has been violently shaken. While things will eventually settle, we are in the midst of being rattled to our core by COVID-19.
So, this is a collection of things I’ve been reflecting on.
As a global pandemic, we’re all in it. We can’t look away and pretend it’s someone else’s issue. It became tangibly personal as soon as our...
Let's be clear. To influence some else's behaviour means you are going to have to put some effort in.
The smart approach is to be as effort-less as possible, and that means getting clear on your behavioural objective and anticipating the likely resistance you will encounter.
That's what I explain in this 5 minute video using, what else? Butter.