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- 9th Mar 2023
How can influencers encourage sustainable behaviours?
Working with Unilever, and its brands Dove and Hellmans, BIT designed and ran, to our knowledge, the largest online randomised-controlled trial with over 6,013 TikTok or Instagram users from across 3 countries (the UK, USA and Canada) to test the effect of different types of social media messaging.
- 13th Jan 2023
Gamified online stock trading harms consumers
Gamification tactics can have a strong impact on DIY investors, encouraging them to increase their trading frequency even when doing so is not in their best interest
- Press release
- 28th Nov 2022
The Behavioral Insights Team appoints new US Board Chair and member
Professor Cristina Bicchieri appointed Board member and Corey Arnez Griffin’s elevated to Board Chair of BIT US
- 17th Aug 2022
Getting the most out of the Inflation Reduction Act’s climate funding with behavioral insights
The US has just passed the Inflation Reduction Act, which aims to reduce carbon emissions by roughly 40% by 2030. Its $369 billion of provisions for climate programs will affect our planet—and our lives—for years to come. Therefore, it’s critical to get the design and rollout of these initiatives right.
- 12th Jul 2022
Reframing Sustainability Through a Behavioral Lens
Sustainability is a broad and complex issue encompassing everything from global warming to manufacturing processes. So it’s easy to feel unqualified to speak or too overwhelmed to know where to start. Feeling this way is known as choice overload in behavioral science, and it alone can lead to inaction.
- 20th Jun 2022
How can governments increase program uptake?
A government designs a great service or program to support its residents. Although many people qualify, the program receives just a few applications. How can we increase uptake? While traditional marketing can sometimes raise awareness of programs and services, encouraging people to make use of them may involve a series…
- 17th Jun 2022
Applying behavioral insights to early childhood education
Increasing economic mobility is a complex challenge for cities. Many factors have an effect. Employment, housing, and health care are just a few. While these areas are critical, cities should also start addressing economic mobility barriers as early as preschool.
- 13th Jun 2022
Increasing economic mobility by bringing together nine US cities
Economic mobility lies at the heart of the American dream—that everyone be able to reach their highest aspirations through equal access to opportunity in education, employment, and more. However, this dream is far from reality, especially for communities of color and people struggling to make ends meet.
- Past event
- 18th Jul 2022
Workshop: Applying & Embedding Behavioral Insights in Your Organization
The Behavioral Insights Team is hosting an exclusive workshop on how to promote behavioral science in your organization. Join us in New York City on Monday July 18th to better understand the opportunities (and challenges) of applying Behavioral Science to your challenges.
- Past event
- 28th Jun 2022
Webinar: Applying Behavioral Science in the Private Sector - part 1
The first webinar in our 'private sector' series will focus on opportunities to apply behavioral insights to: help employees and customers resist online scams, increase compliance to cybersecurity measures/practices and promote honesty in filing insurance claims and providing financial information.