Posts tagged behavioral science

Why is Behavior Change So Hard, But Why You Should Keep Trying

What makes you change your behavior? If you’re reading this, odds are you want to develop a habit or change a behavior. Maybe you want to improve your concentration because your performance at school has been suffering. Or you’re not happy with the diet you’ve been following. Whatever the change may be, the question is this: What made you want to change? People always look…

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Using Triggers to Shape Your Behavior and Change Your Life

Take a look at your immediate surroundings right now. What do you see? Are you in an open office, surrounded by people and distractions? Are you in your bedroom, going between staring at this screen and staring at another one? Do you ever find it hard to focus on things you want to do in places full of distractions? You may not be consciously aware…

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Are Habits Inherited? The Science of Behavior Change

I am sure you have heard the adage that a leopard never changes its spots. But is it true? The cornerstone of self-improvement is that behavior change is realistic and possible for us all. In fact, the capacity for behavior change may just be part of us. Any time that you repeat actions over and over they become ingrained habits. This can be a wonderful…

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