The ‘fresh start effect’ explains why the beginning of a new school year often leads to a boost in motivation – even if you aren’t a student.
Fighting misinformation doesn’t have to involve restricting content or dampening people’s enthusiasm for sharing it. The key is turning bad habits into good ones.
A researcher who studies ways to help students become better readers and writers describes how to create a homework habit using a loop: cue, routine, reward.
There’s so much to process in our daily lives, we need habits to get us through and give the brain a break.
Research shows the key to changing your diet is focusing on changing eating habits and food behaviours, one at a time.
Understanding what the brain does when you’re trying to change your behaviour can help you stick with new habits – or kick old ones to the kerb.
Making small changes to your everyday habits may be easier to stick with over the long run.
About half the population of people taking regular medicines don’t take them as prescribed. Here are some tips to help you remember.
Understanding and changing the environment in which habits form is a critical step when it comes to breaking unwanted behaviors and forming healthy ones.
Routines can be powerful tools to help people build a ‘new normal’ as pandemic restrictions lift. Routines can support creativity, boost health and provide meaningful activities and opportunities.
An ‘old year’ approach takes into account findings from psychological research and the wisdom of habit guru Benjamin Franklin.
For many, the pandemic has disrupted daily habits around eating and fitness – which makes it a prime time to shake up old assumptions about achieving an ideal body.
As fake news and propaganda increase, a worthwhile New Year’s resolution is getting out of the habit of spreading misinformation. And like any habit, becoming aware of triggers is the first step.
New research on mobile commerce shopping habits in nine countries contains some valuable insights for m-commerce managers and how they can attract new customers.
Children will probably be OK, especially if their families make sure this elevated level of screen time doesn’t turn into a long-term habit.
It’s incredibly difficult to will away bad habits. But two simple strategies can make things easier.
Studies of how people dependent on drugs and alcohol quit their habit can help the rest of us quit our own bad habits.
There’s a buzz around sustainability, but consumers still struggle to develop new habits. Here’s how to change that.
The habit of using our phones while at a summer music festival can negatively impact our experiences.
Humans are the weak link in cyber security. But there may be a solution to making us safer, using the technology of exercise and lifestyle apps