How To Change Behaviour.
This is a summary of a meta-analysis of research on how to change behavior. The original paper was published in February 2019 by Angela L. Duckworth, Katherine L. Milkman, and David Laibson: ‘Beyond Willpower: Strategies for Reducing Failures of Self-Control’ and authored.
The paper covers evidence for 21 ways people can change behavior. The strategies were categorized in two ways: The first category was based on whether you were trying to change your own behavior or someone else’s behavior. The second category was whether the changes were to someone’s perspective or their environment.
Ways to change your behavior by changing your environment:
A commitment device is any kind of mechanism that helps you stick to a decision about the future. For example, downloading some kind of software that stops surfing the web for more than an hour a day.
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