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  • Press release
  • 21st May 2024

BIT and Ofcom trial methods to boost engagement with content controls on social media sites

BIT and Ofcom’s Behavioural Insight specialists ran two online trials to test different ways of encouraging people to use content controls.

  • Current project

Social Capital

Researching social media data to better understand how different forms of social connections between people affect the opportunities they have in their lives.

  • Blog
  • 2nd May 2024

Decisionscape: how thinking like an artist can improve our decision-making

Top of our reading list this month has been Decisionscape, a book by former BIT employee, Elspeth Kirkman, now Nesta’s Chief Programmes Officer.

  • Blog
  • 11th Apr 2024

Could summer jobs stop youth violence?

In many American cities, Summer Youth Employment Programs offer young people from disadvantaged backgrounds short-term paid employment during the long summer break from school. Some of these programmes have been in existence for decades and operate at a huge scale. Given the evidence from the US on violent youth offending,…

  • Report
  • 11th Apr 2024

Should wagering requirements on gambling bonus offers be capped?

Wagering requirements have significant consequences on how much consumers spend on gambling, and when they can withdraw bonus funds.  However, in our earlier experiment testing the impact of slot game advert features, we found that despite their prevalence and consequences, wagering requirements are often hidden in footnotes of advertisements and…

  • Blog
  • 11th Apr 2024

Why behavioural science is your secret weapon for foolproof change management

While change is often viewed as a structural transformation, its success hinges on effectively understanding and influencing human behaviour. By harnessing the power of behavioural science, organisations can navigate common challenges and drive successful change. 

  • Report
  • 9th Apr 2024

Improving the user journey to reduce dropout from residential gambling services

BIT’s Gambling Policy & Research Unit partnered with Gordon Moody to help address the issue of high dropout rates during the application process. 

  • Blog
  • 8th Apr 2024

Are you ready to make the most of new flexible working legislation?

Many employers struggle to implement flexible working successfully. In our work, BIT has identified three barriers and provide suggestions for how to overcome them.

  • Report
  • 8th Apr 2024

Pension transfer decision making

Commissioned by People’s Partnership, BIT ran an online lab experiment with UK pension savers, testing the effect of incentives and referrals on people’s intention to transfer their defined contribution (DC) pension.

  • Blog
  • 2nd Apr 2024

Meta’s Community Forum on AI

Our ongoing partnership with Meta has yielded strong evidence that deliberative processes are promising mechanisms for platform governance. Last October, building on earlier deliberative processes and our focus on AI, BIT designed and delivered a third Community Forum (CF) sponsored by Meta and working with Stanford University’s Deliberative Democracy Lab.