How to Live Healthier, Using Behavioral Science
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You probably know what it takes to stay healthy: eat well, exercise, and follow the doctor’s orders. And yet, we so often fail to behave in line with our best intentions. Insights from behavioral science can help get us one step closer to the healthy person we all want to be.
Aline Holzwarth is an applied behavioral scientist, specializing in digital health research and scientifically informed product design. Her training in psychology and business, and experience working in research and healthcare have given her the interdisciplinary lens necessary to appreciate the complexity of decision-making in the real world. Aline is Head of Behavioral Science at Pattern Health and Principal at Dan Ariely’s Center for Advanced Hindsight at Duke University.
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Understanding human behavior has great potential to transform how health systems are designed, and to design more effective interventions that help people behave in line with their healthiest selves.