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Make plans, not resolutions

This post originally appeared on the Pattern Health blog. By Aline Holzwarth Your new year’s resolution is very likely to fail. Most do. Resolutions are just not built to succeed. They rely on willpower, hoping…

Behavioral Economics & Psychology, Health, Motivation   /   DECEMBER 31 2018

How Behavioral Science Can Promote Hand-washing Behavior

With urban migration on the rise, cities are not only facing an increased influx of people, but they also have to find solutions to many of its consequences: lack of infrastructure, housing shortage and…

Behavioral Economics & Psychology, World   /   OCTOBER 10 2018

Be a Good Friend, Channel Your Inner-Child

As a parent and a therapist, I hear a LOT about people’s social lives and close relationships. People (adults and kids) talk about their peer relationships much more than anything else, because our lives…

Behavioral Economics & Psychology   /   SEPTEMBER 12 2018