Behavior Change Research and Theory: Psychological and Technological Perspectives, 1st Edition

  • Linda Little
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  • ISBN-10: 0128027053
  • ISBN-13: 9780128027059
  • DDC: 616.89142
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 222 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released May 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This book provides a unified account of behavior change theories and broad coverage of application domains and best practices. From a psychological and human-computer interaction perspective, the book puts a strong emphasis on the psychological foundations of behavior change, and explores the relationship between technology and behavior change. It will cover the major behavior change theories: planned behavior; health belief model; protection motivation; transtheoretical; and more recent approaches to behavior change like Nudge, and Mindspace.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
Introduction: Digital Behavior Change.
1: Planning Interventions to Change Behavior.
2: Designing and Delivering Interventions for Health Behavior Change in Adolescents Using Multitechnology Systems: From Identification of Target Behaviors to Implementation.
3: Software Design Patterns for Persuasive Computer–Human Dialogue: Reminder, Reward, and Instant Feedback.
4: Evaluating Mobile-Based Behavior Change Support Systems for Health and Well-Being.
5: Self-Affirmation Interventions to Change Health Behaviors.
6: Behavior Change Interventions for Cybersecurity.
7: Automatic Tracking of Behavior With Smartphones: Potential for Behavior Change Interventions.
8: Intervening Online: Evaluating Methods, Assessing Outcomes, and Signposting Future Directions.
9: BinCam: Evaluating Persuasion at Multiple Scales.