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Take a look at CHIBE’s publications, which are helping advance the science of using behavioral economics to improve health and leading to discoveries around how our minds work.

Parental Intrusive Homework Support and Math Achievement: Does the Child’s Mindset Matter?

Developmental Psychology
May 11, 2023
Daeun Park, Elizabeth A. Gunderson, Erin A. Maloney, Eli Tsukayama, Sian L. Beilock, Angela L. Duckworth, Susan C. Levine

What Can Machine Learning Teach Us About Habit Formation? Evidence From Exercise and Hygiene

April 17, 2023
Anastasia Buyalskaya, Hung Ho, Katherine L. Milkman, Xiaomin Li, Angela L. Duckworth, Colin Camerer

Large Studies Reveal How Reference Bias Limits Policy Applications of Self-Report Measures

Scientific Reports
November 11, 2022
Benjamin Lira, Joseph M. O’Brien, Pablo A. Peña, Brian M. Galla, Sidney D’Mello, David S. Yeager, Amy Defnet, Tim Kautz, Kate Munkacsy, Angela L. Duckworth

A Guide to Megastudies

PNAS Nexus
October 7, 2022
Angela L. Duckworth, Katherine L. Milkman

A Randomized Trial of Behavioral Nudges Delivered Through Text Messages to Increase Influenza Vaccination Among Patients With an Upcoming Primary Care Visit

American Journal of Health Promotion
October 4, 2022
Mitesh S. Patel, Katherine L. Milkman, Linnea Gandhi, Heather N. Graci, Dena Gromet, Hung Ho, Joseph S. Kay, Timothy W. Lee, Jake Rothschild, Modupe Akinola, John Beshears, Jonathan E. Bogard, Alison Buttenheim, Christopher Chabris, Gretchen B. Chapman, James J. Choi, Hengchen Dai, Craig R. Fox, Amir Goren, Matthew D. Hilchey, Jillian Hmurovic, Leslie K. John, Dean Karlan, Melanie Kim, David Laibson, Cait Lamberton, Brigitte C. Madrian, Michelle N. Meyer, Maria Modanu, Jimin Nam, Todd Rogers, Renante Rondina, Silvia Saccardo, Maheen Shermohammed, Dilip Soman, Jehan Sparks, Caleb Warren, Megan Weber, Ron Berman, Chalanda N. Evans, Seung Hyeong Lee, Christopher K. Snider, Eli Tsukayama, Christophe Van den Bulte, Kevin G. Volpp, Angela L. Duckworth

A Field Experiment on Subgoal Framing To Boost Volunteering: The Trade-Off Between Goal Granularity and Flexibility

Journal of Applied Psychology
September 15, 2022
Aneesh Rai, Marissa A. Sharif, Edward H. Chang, Katherine L. Milkman, Angela L. Duckworth

A Citywide Experiment Testing the Impact of Geographically Targeted, High-Pay-Off Vaccine Lotteries

Nature Human Behavior
September 1, 2022
Katherine L. Milkman, Linnea Gandhi, Sean F. Ellis, Heather N. Graci, Dena M. Gromet, Rayyan S. Mobarak, Alison M. Buttenheim, Angela L. Duckworth, Devin Pope, Ala Stanford, Richard Thaler & Kevin G. Volpp

Effects of Ownership Text Message Wording and Reminders on Receipt of an Influenza Vaccination

JAMA Network Open
February 18, 2022
Alison Buttenheim, PhD, MBA; Katherine L. Milkman, PhD; Angela L. Duckworth, PhD; Dena M. Gromet, PhD; Mitesh Patel, MD, MBA; Gretchen Chapman, PhD

A 680,000-person megastudy of nudges to encourage vaccination in pharmacies

Proceedings of The National Academy of Sciences in The United States of America
February 6, 2022
Katherine Milkman, Linnea Gandhi, Mitesh Patel, Heather Graci, Dena M. Gromet, Hung Ho, Jseph Kay, Timothy Lee, Jake Rothschild, Jonathan Bogard, Illana Brody, Christopher Chabris, Edward Chang, Gretchen Chapman, Jennifer Dannals, Noah Goldstein, Amir Goren, Hal Hershfield, Alex Hirsch, Jillian Hmurovic, Samantha Horn, Dean Karlan, Ariella S. Kristal, Cait Lamberton, Michelle N. Meyer, Allison H. Oakes, Maurice Schweitzer, Maheen Shermohammed, Joachim Talloen, Caleb Warren, Ashley Whillans, Kuldeep Yadav, Julian Zlatev, ,Ron Berman, Chalanda Evans, Rahul Ladhania, Jens Ludwig, Nina Mazar, Sendhil Mullainathan, Christopher Snider, Jann Spiess, Eli Tsukayama, Lyle Ungar, Christopher Van den Bulte, Kevin Volpp, Angela Duckworth

Effects of Ownership Text Message Wording and Reminders on Receipt of an Influenza Vaccination: A Randomized Clinical Trial

JAMA Network Open
February 1, 2022
Alison Buttenheim, Katherine L. Milkman, Angela L. Duckworth, Dena M. Gromet, Mitesh Patel, Gretchen Chapman

Megastudies improve the impact of applied behavioural science

December 8, 2021
Milkman KL, Gromet D, Ho H, Kay JS, Lee TW, Pandiloski P, Park Y, Rai A, Bazerman M, Beshears J, Bonacorsi L, Camerer C, Chang E, Chapman G, Cialdini R, Dai H, Eskreis-Winkler L, Fishbach A, Gross JJ, Horn S, Hubbard A, Jones SJ, Karlan D, Kautz T, Kirgios E, Klusowski J, Kristal A, Ladhania R, Loewenstein G, Ludwig J, Mellers B, Mullainathan S, Saccardo S, Spiess J, Suri G, Talloen JH, Taxer J, Trope Y, Ungar L, Volpp KG, Whillans A, Zinman J, Duckworth AL.

More Effort, Less Fatigue: The Role of Interest in Increasing Effort and Reducing Mental Fatigue

Frontiers in Psychology
November 20, 2021
Milyavskaya M, Galla BM, Inzlicht M, Duckworth AL

An Experiment Evaluating the Impact of Large-Scale, High-Payoff Vaccine Regret Lotteries

August 15, 2021
Katherine L. Milkman, Alison Buttenheim, Angela Duckworth, Kevin Volpp, Linnea Gandhi, Sean Ellis, Heather Graci, Dena Gromet, Rayyan Mobarak, Devin G. Pope, Ala Stanford, Richard H. Thaler

Leveraging cognitive science to foster children’s persistence

Trends in Cognitive Sciences
May 29, 2021
Leonard JA, Duckworth AL, Schulz LE, Mackey AP.

A megastudy of text-based nudges encouraging patients to get vaccinated at an upcoming doctor’s appointment

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
May 18, 2021
Milkman KL, Patel MS, Gandhi L, Graci HN, Gromet DM, Ho H, Kay JS, Lee TW, Akinola M, Beshears J, Bogard JE, Buttenheim A, Chabris CF, Chapman GB, Choi JJ, Dai H, Fox CR, Goren A, Hilchey MD, Hmurovic J, John LK, Karlan D, Kim M, Laibson D, Lamberton C, Madrian BC, Meyer MN, Modanu M, Nam J, Rogers T, Rondina R, Saccardo S, Shermohammed M, Soman D, Sparks J, Warren C, Weber M, Berman R, Evans CN, Snider CK, Tsukayama E, Van den Bulte C, Volpp KG, Duckworth AL.

Beyond willpower

Behavioral and Brain Sciences
April 26, 2021
Gross JJ, Duckworth AL.