Will Davies sets out the way in which facts have been discredited and how emotion, specifically resentment have become a guide for navigating the world. Davies applies this to politics, but can we also use this to understand how this is changing the landscape for brands?
There often seems a gap between good intentions and actual behaviour when it comes to sustainability. We explore what is underpinning this and what can be done to close the gap.
We tend to prefer things that are natural whether it is food, the environment or medicines. But what do we mean by natural and how can we better understand the important perception.
There is a widespread belief that people are irrational, just like Homer Simpson. But is this really the case? We spoke to Prof Peter Ayton on the matter.
There is pressure to make surveys ‘ecologically valid’, in that they should reflect the environment in which the behavior occurred. We argue this is the case for some, but not for all, survey work.
The carbonated soft drinks market is struggling to find its way in an era of sugar-free. Behavioural science can offer possible solutions.
There is a huge focus on implicit bias as means of explaining and correcting our flawed thinking – that is often reflected in our prejudiced attitudes that may include chauvinistic and racist attitudes. But does the science really justify this?