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- 3rd May 2018
7 steps to meet your goals: Think Small out in paperback today
Do you always seem to have a couple more drinks than you intended when you go down the pub? Or find yourself routinely coming home from work and unwinding with a G&T? If so, you’re certainly not alone, but the evidence on the impact of regular drinking on our health…
- 26th Sep 2017
How to nudge yourself: <i>Think Small</i> now in audiobook
We wrote Think Small because we recognised that many of the core ideas used by the Behavioural Insights Team to develop public policy could be used by all of us to achieve our personal and work goals. Think Small is a framework that sets out seven steps that any of…
- 6th Apr 2017
Think Small to Reach Big: a new book by Owain Service & Rory Gallagher
The Behavioural Insights Team was created to help apply a more nuanced understanding of human behaviour to government policy, and to spread the understanding of behavioural science. Governments across the globe are now using behavioural insights to make better policy. But from the outset, we found that there has been…
- 31st Oct 2016
Building Character Skills – What Works?
A wide variety of skills are needed for success in life. The traditional focus of policymakers on academic achievement as a marker of people’s talents can cause them to miss the importance of non-cognitive skills, also called character skills. There is now growing evidence that these skills – which include things…
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- 6th Aug 2013
Collection of Delinquent Fines: An Adaptive Randomized Trial to Assess the Effectiveness of Alternative Text Messages
This paper reports the results of a large randomized controlled trial, led by the UK Cabinet Office's Behavioural Insights Team, which was designed to test the effectiveness of mobile phone text messaging as an alternative method of inducing people to pay their outstanding fines.