Cookies?
Library Header Image
LSE Research Online LSE Library Services

Nudge is no magic fix. The potential consequences of behavioural interventions need to be weighed carefully based on an understanding of underlying behavioural processes

van der Linden, Sander (2011) Nudge is no magic fix. The potential consequences of behavioural interventions need to be weighed carefully based on an understanding of underlying behavioural processes. British Politics and Policy at LSE (25 Jul 2011). Website.

[img]
Preview
PDF
Download (41kB) | Preview

Abstract

Last week the Lords Science and Technology Committee published their report on how the government uses behavioural change interventions. In light of this report Sander van der Linden questions whether the ‘science’ of nudging, which is often based on social-psychological theories, will change the population’s behaviour. He argues that more weight should be given to a wider range of factors, including neurological research.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 the author
Divisions: Grantham Research Institute
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2011 12:46
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2021 23:15
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/37988

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

View more statistics