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Web Privacy, and How Consumers Let Down Their Guard

Web Privacy, and How Consumers Let Down Their Guard | Behavioural Insights | Scoop.it
Consumers insist that they treasure their online privacy. But their mouse clicks tell a far different tale, as the experiments of a behavioral economist show.

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Dan West's curator insight, July 2, 2013 12:57 PM
Interesting behavioural article about what data people are willing to give up about themselves in exchange for something.
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BehaviouralEconomicsForKidsWeb.pdf


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Simplified for easy reading.

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Dan West's curator insight, August 22, 2013 5:35 AM

A really straight forward document on behavioural economics. The explanations are straight forward and use our children's behaviour to explain everything from the Endowment Effect to Over Confidence. A good overview and intro to behavioural economics.

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Article Archive | Behavioural Insights | Scoop.it
The 99U provides actionable insights on productivity, organization, and leadership to help creatives people push ideas forward.
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(Stored for future reference) Not specific to behaviourial insights but has a good collection of articles.

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More Trouble for Behavioral Economics :: The Mises Economics ...

More Trouble for Behavioral Economics :: The Mises Economics ... | Behavioural Insights | Scoop.it
Behavioral economics and its close cousin, neuroeconomics, have been all the rage in the last few decades.
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This brings up the question of sustainability. Even if a strategy for conditioning behaviour works, will its effectiveness wane over time?

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What do we share online? This is how our brains decide!

What do we share online? This is how our brains decide! | Behavioural Insights | Scoop.it
“Studies show that four basic emotions combine to create our experiences. Here's what that means for the way content is shared online.”
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Understanding our social media sharing impulses.
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Inside the Coalition's controversial 'Nudge Unit' - Telegraph

Inside the Coalition's controversial 'Nudge Unit' - Telegraph | Behavioural Insights | Scoop.it
Deep inside Whitehall, psychologists are finding ways to make you insulate your loft, pay your taxes, and even quit smoking. Is the Coalition's controversial 'Nudge Unit' finally paying off?

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Dan West's curator insight, July 31, 2013 9:58 AM

Good article on some of the nudge techniques and behavioural economics employed by the goverment to get us to do things from taking up loft insulation to collecting more tax.

Scott Davidson (sdavidsonuk@gmail.com)'s curator insight, November 28, 2013 3:16 AM

I for one am delighted the 'nudge unit' has passed its probationary period and look forward to seeing more positive social nudges coming from the unit to improve the state of our nation (particularly its health) - find out more about them from this Telegraph piece

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The Buffer blog: 8 things you don't know are affecting our choices every day: The science of decision making

Making decisions is something we do every day, so I wanted to find out more about how this process works and what affects the choices we make.

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A good overview on what affects our decision making processes.

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Is Behavioral Economics the Past or the Future?

Is Behavioral Economics the Past or the Future? | Behavioural Insights | Scoop.it
There are fads in every field.  As Heidi Klum would say “one day you’re in, and the next day you’re out.”  Economics is not an exception.  Trendy topics come and go.  At any moment, it’s difficult ...
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Some useful references to follow up on.

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Irrational behavior and the psychology of money | Google Ventures

Irrational behavior and the psychology of money | Google Ventures | Behavioural Insights | Scoop.it
Two of the top behavioral economics professors in the world lead a delightful and surprising conversation on the psychology of money.
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