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The Perils and Promises of Wearables from a Behavioral Perspective

by Kelly Peters


Do wearables really work to help us make positive behavior changes?

How the Defaults Used to Drive Binge Viewing are Saving Lives

by BEworks


Defaults are all around us - from Netflix to Amazon. They can also be used to in healthcare, to prevent health problems and to improve treatment success.

How Behavioral Biases Influence the Housing Market

by Michelle Hilscher, David R. Lewis, Nathaniel Barr


Buying a house is one of the largest financial decisions people make, and like other financial decisions, is not immune from psychological biases.

Solving For Overprescribed Antibiotics Using BE

by BEworks


How can we use behavioral science to reduce over-prescription of antibiotics and improve doctor prescription decisions overall?

How Do We Nudge Patients to Follow Through with Appointments?

by Leigh Christopher


How can we help patients make their appointments to get the care they need faster?

How the Intangibility of Credit Changes the Way we Spend Money

by Michelle Hilscher, David R. Lewis, Nathaniel Barr


Every wonder why it feels easier to pay with credit than cash? There are key differences in how we perceive this spending that influences our behavior.

How Behavioral Insights can Unlock the Full Potential of Personal Finance Apps

by Michelle Hilscher, David R. Lewis, Nathaniel Barr


Embedding behavioral science into personal finance apps can be a game changer in how we spend and save our money.

Why 'Buy Now Pay Later; is a Double-edged Sword

by Michelle Hilscher, David R. Lewis, Nathaniel Barr


With BNPL loans now available on multitudes of online purchases, do they really benefit consumers in the long term?

A Behavioral Lens on Credit in the New Normal

by Michelle Hilscher, David R. Lewis, Nathaniel Barr


How and why has credit use changed in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.

BEworks Strengthens Its Presence in Latin America with New Operations in Mexico

by BEworks


BEworks announces the launch of its highly anticipated opening in Mexico – further expanding its reach across Latin America.

One simple way to increase credit-card repayments using BE

by BEworks


Behavioral Economics can help us understand how to manage debt and increase cred-card repayments.

Nudging World Leaders to Combat Climate Change

by Sofia Deleniv


What lessons can we apply from a new game theory experiment on treaty negotiation policies?

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