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When it comes to sedentary behaviour modification, should people be told what to do? A randomized comparison trial among home-based office workers living in Ontario, Canada
  • Aug 16 2023
  • Published in: Translational Behavioral Medicine
  • Keywords: Health, Health Management, Exercise

The use of behaviour change theories has proven to be successful in…

Nina Bartmann SENIOR BEHAVIORAL RESEARCHER

Helping Credit Union Members Meet Their Short- and Long-Term Financial Goals
  • Apr 26 2023
  • Keywords: Increase Short-and Long-Term Savings, Common Cents Lab

Like approximately 25% of non-retired Americans, many Self-Help Credit Union (SHCU) members…

Mariel Beasley PRINCIPAL, COMMON CENTS LAB

Bundling Savings with Loans: Saving while You Pay Off Debt
  • Apr 26 2023
  • Keywords: Improve Cash Flow Management, Increase Short-and Long-Term Savings, Common Cents Lab

People commonly approach the dual problems of paying down debt and building…

Mariel Beasley PRINCIPAL, COMMON CENTS LAB

Fresh Start Effect in New Movers A Pilot to Reduce SOV Trips
  • Feb 15 2023
  • Keywords: Government, Transportation

In 2020, the Center for Advanced Hindsight (CAH) at Duke University was…

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Validity of the Modified SIT-Q 7d for Estimating Sedentary Break Frequency and Duration in Home-Based Office Workers During the COVID-19 Global Pandemic: A Secondary Analysis
  • Jan 19 2023
  • Published in: Journal for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour
  • Keywords: Health, Health Management, Exercise

Office workers who transitioned to working from home are spending an even…

Nina Bartmann SENIOR BEHAVIORAL RESEARCHER

Does Nature Nurture? How Nature (Micro-)Breaks Influence Mood and Snack Food Cravings
  • Dec 15 2022
  • Published in: ECOPSYCHOLOGY
  • Keywords: Health, Health Management, Eating, Exercise

Taking microbreaks (breaks lasting fewer than 10 min) is an important aspect…

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Let’s Play Some Games and Save the World
  • Dec 14 2022
  • Published in: Behavioral Economics
  • Keywords: Health, Big Psychological Questions

False news that is shared non-intentionally or intentionally (often referred to as…

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Banana peels and pizza crusts: City pilot program turns food scraps into compost
  • Jul 7 2022
  • Published in: The 9th Street Journal
  • Keywords: Government, Sustainability

A city food waste collection program in the Walltown neighborhood has redirected…

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Welcome to the hidden-cost economy, where sneaky fees are lurking everywhere
  • Jun 19 2022
  • Published in: Fortune Magazine
  • Keywords: Common Cents Lab

It’s a matter of psychology: Research finds that because we’ve already invested…

Mariel Beasley PRINCIPAL, COMMON CENTS LAB

Providing Safe Space for Honest Mistakes in the Public Sector Is the Most Important Predictor for Work Engagement after Strategic Clarity
  • Jun 9 2022
  • Published in: Sustainability
  • Keywords: Government, ...More, Sustainability

Multiple studies highlight the link between engagement at work and performance, influencing…

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Transparency: A Tool to Build Election Trust
  • May 17 2022
  • Published in: Behavioral Economics
  • Keywords: Government, ...More

Americans’ trust in government is at one of the lowest points in…

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Simple Requests Help Desk-Based Workers Stand Up More: A Meta-Analytic Summary
  • Apr 1 2022
  • Keywords: Health, Health Management, Exercise

In a series of eight studies, spanning laboratory and field experiments, we…

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