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The Nudge Factor

How the Science of Human Behavior Is Beginning to Reshape the U.S. Government

The Conversation US | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics
The Conversation US

When we ignore the limitations of human rationality and the systematic errors those limitations produce, we end up designing policies that are logical but don't end up working well for the people they're supposed to serve.

Nudge the Market, Change the World

Rich Tafel | Posted 07.20.2011 | Business
Rich Tafel

Government incentives can allow greater freedom of choice and, unlike government grants, do not require an annual public request for funds.

Let's Banish Nudges and Bans

Alan Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Miller

Nudges and Bans have become all the rage today. We were told recently how in New York, there is a drive to prevent people who are on food stamps from ...

Propinquity: Is Your Flatware Making You Fat?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Our physical surroundings -- the objects and the spaces themselves -- affect our daily decisions more than we ever dreamed.

"The Nudge Factor" and Weight Loss

Donna Fish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

Little bits add up, and when we are talking input output here of calories taken in and burnt, things start to happen.