Using People's Irrationality To Do Good by Leslie John

by Utopiah1 min read16th Apr 20122 comments


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Identifying effective obesity treatment is both a clinical challenge and a public health priority. Can monetary incentives stimulate weight loss? Leslie John presents a study that examines different economic incentives for weight loss during a 16 week intervention.

Leslie John presented at the "The Science of Getting People to Do Good" research briefing at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, co-sponsored by the Center for Social Innovation.

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Simply sharing this resource here as it could start interesting discussions on moral and rationality.


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Summary would be nice.

Very thrilling. But I need more informations and on the given links there is nothing useful. Even here you can find more researches