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- 24th Nov 2021
Measuring biases in Malaysians' financial behaviours
We wanted to examine the financial behaviours of Malaysians and find out whether these are affected by some classic cognitive biases.
- 1st Nov 2021
How can we use TV to inspire viewers to decarbonise their lifestyles?
In recent years, powerful documentaries - such as Blue Planet, Seaspiracy, Plastic Nile, and even Jeremy Clarkson’s Farm have highlighted environmental issues. As world leaders pack their bags to meet in Glasgow for the COP26 Climate summit, we wonder, could content like this help us achieve Net Zero?
- 16th Sep 2021
Would you like friction with that?
If you’re reading this, you are no doubt familiar with nudges. But what about sludges?
- 9th Sep 2021
More than a moment: BIT’s dedication to improving wellbeing
The field of wellbeing represents a classical behavioral "failure", with people misperceiving the choices that will increase their happiness and wellbeing
- 8th Sep 2021
Learning About Culture: The importance of arts-based learning, the limits of what we know about it, and the challenges of evaluating it
There is little doubt about the importance of arts and culture to the education and upbringing of young people. Arts-based education gives young people an important means of creative expression and “arts for arts’ sake” is the best argument for having arts-based education in schools
- 7th Sep 2021
Britain Connects: reducing political polarisation and fostering dialogue during national lockdown
When political views become political identities, we see people who agree with us in a positive light - intelligent, selfless and open minded, and people who disagree with us as the opposite.
- 1st Sep 2021
Shouting into the void: The importance of engagement for safety messaging in the gig economy
In this time of COVID-19, we’ve seen the rise of a new hero: the food delivery worker (FDW). FDWs brave the streets and keep us well fed from our local restaurants as we move in and out of lockdowns. But the work of an FDW can be dangerous, and until…
- 15th Dec 2020
Unconscious bias and diversity training – the evidence
The corporate buzzwords of the moment: unconscious bias and diversity training. These training programmes have been introduced to organisations across the world over decades, with high hopes that they will make workplaces more inclusive. In the US alone, companies spend $8billion a year on diversity training. But do they work? This…
- 6th Nov 2020
Applying behavioural insights to public transport pricing complexity
Navigating the pricing structures of public transport systems in new cities is something even experienced travellers dread. There’s lots of different things to think about: the mode of transport you’d like to use; the distance you’re travelling; and even time of day changes to transport fares. We worked with Infrastructure Victoria…
- 22nd Oct 2020
Reducing antibiotic overuse without worsening health inequities
COVID-19 has drawn the world’s attention, however, AMR was named as one of the top ten threats to global health by the World Health Organisation in 2019. The problem of AMR is not going away and urgent action is needed, with a recent report warning that 10 million people could…