Editor’s note: If 40% of our time is spent on habits we have a huge opportunity to change the way we do things for the better. But how? Charles Duhigg, author of the Power of Habit, explains how.
Editor’s note: Some great insights here on how to use hooks to get users interested in your digital products.
Editor’s note: The progression from controlled to automatic behaviours raises an obvious question for designers of interactive applications, online services, and electronic appliances: How can they be designed so that using them becomes automatic within a reasonable amount of time? This article shows how.
Editor’s note: As the article says: ‘Born with the habit of acquiring new habits we access a behavioral toolkit that is nowhere in our genes . . . Reason dictates that we should choose our second natures wisely, since force of habit ensures we will repeatedly enact them without deliberation. We are habit-forming and habit-farming animals.’
Professor Karen Pine shared her three behaviour change principles at today’s Meaning Conference. 1 Learn…