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Mindfulness Conference

Mindfulness – Adaptations, Ethics and Impact All Wales Event – Aberystwyth University, supported by the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, Bangor University Friday 2nd September 2016 9.30-4.30 What ethical issues should we consider as mindfulness interventions expand into different and diverse contexts? How can Mindfulness have impact and support more systemic change in Wales […]

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Home Energy Coaching

A fascinating new report has just been published on energy behaviours and home coaching  entitled Relationship experts – Behaviour Change and Home Energy Coaching. The report is the product of a six month research project run by Ymlaen Ceredigion, in partnership with Ceredigion County Council and Aberystwyth University. Drawing on the insights of the behavioural sciences the […]

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Mindfulness and Behaviour Change – Exploring the Connections

Our third Mindfulness and Behaviour Change trial report if now available to download here: MBCEPPfinal This Report should be read alongside our other trial findings: Report 1 Report 2 and our synthesis report Synthesis Report

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Nudge, Ethics and Oxymorons

By Jessica Pykett In a new research article published this week, prominent critic of ‘nudging’, psychologist, Gerd Girgerenzer effectively casts doubt on the several decades of behavioural economic evidence which has shaped the behaviour change agenda public policy in countries such as the UK, USA, Australia, Denmark, the Netherlands, Singapore. In the article published in […]

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Legislative Limitations

I recently wrote a piece for the Guardian newspaper on the limitations associated with legislative attempts to curb the use of mobile phones while driving. In the article I layout some of the ways in which behavioural insights can inform policy developments in this area. The full article can be accessed here. As you will […]

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