We know that our contribution to weathering this crisis (along with staying home and washing our hands) is in using behavioral science to create innovation. We will continue to look to and amplify the message of health experts and public officials as well as economic resources and guidelines as we monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and adapt to a rapidly-evolving world.
The decisions and actions people take around the world over the coming weeks and months truly have the power to change lives, and that’s where evidence-based behavioral design comes in.
The Behavioral Side of COVID-19 Blog Series
- Social Distancing & When to Seek Medical Help
- When Social Distancing Is Impossible: Humanitarian Crises and Human Behavior
- So You’re Working From Home? Make the Most of it with Behavioral Science Tips
- Behavioral Insights for Keeping Your Sanity While Working at Home with Kids
- When Panic Buying Hurts: Strategies to Lessen the Impact on WIC Participants
- Designing for Effective Physical Distancing in Essential Public Spaces
- Inoculating Democracy from COVID-19
- Resources for Making Financial Supports Behaviorally Informed During a Crisis
- Behavioral Design for Public Agencies’ COVID-19 Response
- Making Government COVID-19 Communications More Effective
- COVID-19 Is Different–Charitable Giving Should Be Too
- What Behavioral Science Can Teach us 4+ Months into the COVID-19 Pandemic
Op-Eds + Audio Features
- #ChecksChecksChecks: Why We Need A Universal Basic Income Now
- How to Maximize the Impact of Cash Transfers, During and After COVID-19
- 20 questions to ask instead of “How are you doing right now?”
- Responding to COVID-19 in the Developing World
- Behavioral science can help students succeed in classes suddenly moved online (collaboration with Nudge4 & Lumina Foundation)
- Why Do We Treat Unemployment Applicants as Potential Criminals?
- What Behavioral Science Tells Us About the COVID-19 Response