The field of behavioral economics has brought attention to promising ways of motivating people to make better life choices. Many behavioral economic-inspired interventions are relatively hands off -- nudge
Is it better to make our goals public, or keep them to ourselves? We all have goals we want to achieve, behaviors we want to change, and habits we want to build (or break). Finding things we want to accomplish
The Anthologist doesn’t serve cashew nuts, so I order a bowl of smoked almonds instead. When they arrive, caramelised and brown as barbecue sauce, I ask for them to be put right in front of Richard Thaler.
Conventional wellness programs rely heavily on education and financial incentives to encourage employees, insurance plan members, or patients to lose weight, stop smoking, and manage their chronic health