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Channel NewsAsia
COMMENTARY: A crucial pause for FAS incumbents?stint as Football Association of Singapore (FAS) president into a seat at the w
COMMENTARY: A crucial pause for FAS incumbents?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 hours ago
stint as Football Association of Singapore (FAS) president into a seat at the world body. Once at FIFA, he could perhaps nudge his pet project, the unpopular ASEAN Super League, a little closer to reality. As his aspirations were put on hold,... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Experts question impacts of Trump economic policyYork Economic Club on Sept. 15 — focuses on cutting taxes for all incomes, lowe
Experts question impacts of Trump economic policy
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 17 hours ago
York Economic Club on Sept. 15 — focuses on cutting taxes for all incomes, lowering the corporate income tax and decreasing government regulations. Michael Walden, a professor of economics at North Carolina State University, said Trump’s plan is... Read more
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dna
Syria: Russia worried that terrorists used ceasefire to regroup forcesconcerned by the situation in Syria where it said terrorists were using a cease
Syria: Russia worried that terrorists used ceasefire to regroup forces
dna / Posted 2 days ago
concerned by the situation in Syria where it said terrorists were using a ceasefire to regroup and wage offensives against government troops. "The Kremlin views the situation as extremely complicated," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told a... Read more
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Rutland Herald
A moment of truth for presidential debate moderatorsis that the debates are finally upon us, providing the fourth estate with a gre
A moment of truth for presidential debate moderators
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 days ago
is that the debates are finally upon us, providing the fourth estate with a great chance to set the record straight and to nudge the presidential discussion onto the level ground of established facts. In other words, a chance to live up to its... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
As authorities write drone rules, model airplane hobbyists take on the FAAdrones take to the sky, competing for space with passenger airliners, cargo pla
As authorities write drone rules, model airplane hobbyists take on the FAA
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
drones take to the sky, competing for space with passenger airliners, cargo planes and other manned aircraft, the federal government has been moving to regulate models more like real planes. That effort has turned the Baltimore County runway... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Sikorsky deal keeps helicopters flowing in state What began with "a nudge" seeking state help lobbying for U.S. military spend
Sikorsky deal keeps helicopters flowing in state
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
What began with "a nudge" seeking state help lobbying for U.S. military spending led to one of the largest state business deals in years, committing Sikorsky Aircraft to making 200 U.S. Navy... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Sikorsky Deal Keeps Copters FlowingWhat began with "a nudge" seeking state help lobbying for U.S. military spendin
Sikorsky Deal Keeps Copters Flowing
Hartford Courant / Posted 4 days ago
What began with "a nudge" seeking state help lobbying for U.S. military spending led to one of the largest state business deals in years, committing Sikorsky Aircraft to making 200 U.S. Navy helicopters in Connecticut until at least 2032. Calo said... Read more
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Asian journal
Gimlet-eyed vigor for Lifeyou just need some directions.” The next time you find someone who is lost, he
Gimlet-eyed vigor for Life
Asian journal / Posted 4 days ago
you just need some directions.” The next time you find someone who is lost, help them find their Point A and Point B, then nudge them in the direction of what is truly important.” – Joan Bang’s email on Thursday, Sept. 22 Allow me to share about... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Trump Tax Plan Turns the Donald into Trickle-Down King— a plan that will make Donald Trump and the guests in his gold-plated penthous
Trump Tax Plan Turns the Donald into Trickle-Down King
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
— a plan that will make Donald Trump and the guests in his gold-plated penthouse much wealthier if enacted but will barely nudge the middle class. What else would you expect when, as I pointed out in my last article, the Donald’s select team of... Read more
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chroniclelive
Fancy a change of career? How about becoming a real life James BondBuilding in London What is an intelligence officer? Agents are based in London
Fancy a change of career? How about becoming a real life James Bond
chroniclelive / Posted 6 days ago
Building in London What is an intelligence officer? Agents are based in London and throughout the world. They update the Government on security and work with fellow operatives to gather secret intelligence. Some agents work in the field and... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Watch the ballpurpose other than displaying that it can be done. And that is what we have her
Watch the ball
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 6 days ago
purpose other than displaying that it can be done. And that is what we have here in the various local chambers of government by a costumed self-appointed avenger of tyranny in whatever form, most often that of an overactive imagination,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ex- EU official among names revealed in huge Bahamas documents leakcame off, and Enron later collapsed amid a massive accounting scandal. Vicky C
Ex- EU official among names revealed in huge Bahamas documents leak
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
came off, and Enron later collapsed amid a massive accounting scandal. Vicky Cann, researcher and campaigner of the nongovernmental organisation Corporate Europe Observatory, said that disclosing prior roles in companies was important to avoid... Read more
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Times of Malta
New ICIJ offshore leak names 175,000 companies registered in the Bahamasobligations. The Caribbean nation’s name has cropped up in schemes concerning
New ICIJ offshore leak names 175,000 companies registered in the Bahamas
Times of Malta / Posted 7 days ago
obligations. The Caribbean nation’s name has cropped up in schemes concerning kickbacks to Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi government under the UN oil-for-food programme, as well as in graft cases involving former politicians from Greece, Ukraine,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Rep. John Duncan pushes for defibrillators in every schoolin every school in the country. (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL) WASHINGTON — R
Rep. John Duncan pushes for defibrillators in every school
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
in every school in the country. (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL) WASHINGTON — Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. is hoping a nudge from Congress will help put life-saving defibrillators in every school in the country. The Knoxville Republican filed... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Global Stocks Rise After "Disappointing" BOJ Announcement: All Eyes On Janet Yellenyield curve, Bloomberg reports. After sliding in the aftermath of the announce
Global Stocks Rise After "Disappointing" BOJ Announcement: All Eyes On Janet Yellen
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
yield curve, Bloomberg reports. After sliding in the aftermath of the announcement from Japan’s central bank, the yen and government bonds pared losses. A gauge of the dollar’s strength held near a seven-week high, while oil jumped toward $45 a... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Behind a pay wallon October 1st. But they are modest and affect only a small proportion of the w
Behind a pay wall
Namibia Economist / Posted 7 days ago
on October 1st. But they are modest and affect only a small proportion of the workforce. In the 2016 annual pay round, when government observers join talks for the permanent, unionised section of the labour force, Mr Abe asked Keidanren to raise... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Legislation would encourage defibrillators in U.S. schoolsWASHINGTON — Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. is hoping a nudge from Congress will help
Legislation would encourage defibrillators in U.S. schools
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON — Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. is hoping a nudge from Congress will help put life-saving defibrillators in every school in the country. The Knoxville Republican filed legislation Tuesday urging states to require that schools install Automated... Read more
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Business Standard India
Hold consumption-related stocks for long termthat the stocks have rallied on positive sentiment Hope of a favourable monsoo
Hold consumption-related stocks for long term
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
that the stocks have rallied on positive sentiment Hope of a favourable monsoon that could keep inflation under check and nudge the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to lower interest rates; and the excess cash in the hands of government employees on... Read more
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dna
Islamabad should co-operate with India to find culprits, say former Pak strategic expertsMohammad Khan, all former foreign secretaries and Lt Gen (rtd) Mahmud Durrani,
Islamabad should co-operate with India to find culprits, say former Pak strategic experts
dna / Posted 8 days ago
Mohammad Khan, all former foreign secretaries and Lt Gen (rtd) Mahmud Durrani, who served as the NSA under Asif Zardari government. “Nothing will help India more than an evidence of outside militant elements blending with the indigenous... Read more
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Business Standard India
Hold consumption-related stocks for the long-termthat the stocks have rallied on positive sentiment Hope of a favourable monsoo
Hold consumption-related stocks for the long-term
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
that the stocks have rallied on positive sentiment Hope of a favourable monsoon that could keep inflation under check and nudge the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to lower interest rates; and the excess cash in the hands of government employees on... Read more
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Gamasutra
My God, it's full of stars: Event[0] 's AI is a near masterpieceset in an alternate universe where the Space Race never seemed to end. By the 1
My God, it's full of stars: Event[0] 's AI is a near masterpiece
Gamasutra / Posted 9 days ago
set in an alternate universe where the Space Race never seemed to end. By the 1980s humanity was coalescing under a world government and developing a space tourism economy, of which the Nautilus was a part. But it was lost on its maiden test... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Israel aid deal delays potential for peacein the occupied West Bank and plans to demolish the Palestinian village of Susy
Israel aid deal delays potential for peace
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
in the occupied West Bank and plans to demolish the Palestinian village of Susya in the area, all virtually ignored by the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. At the same time, there has been talk in Washington of President Barack... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rebooting ANC will require a brutal critiquedepend on whether there can emerge a sizeable corps of intellectually and polit
Rebooting ANC will require a brutal critique
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
depend on whether there can emerge a sizeable corps of intellectually and politically creative members with the capacity to nudge the ANC towards a nuanced conversation about our institutional crisis, as opposed to a single-issue narrative that... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The big data revolution: Will it help university students graduate?a failure,” said Harvey Weingarten, the executive director of the Higher Educat
The big data revolution: Will it help university students graduate?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
a failure,” said Harvey Weingarten, the executive director of the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario, an Ontario-government-funded think tank that has researched many programs aimed at helping students to graduate. “There is a loss of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Can big data analysis stop students from dropping out of university?a failure,” said Harvey Weingarten, the executive director of the Higher Educat
Can big data analysis stop students from dropping out of university?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
a failure,” said Harvey Weingarten, the executive director of the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario, an Ontario-government-funded think tank that has researched many programs aimed at helping students to graduate. “There is a loss of... Read more
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The Washington Times
Congress: The buck never stops herein President Harry Truman’s White House office was, “The Buck Stops Here.” Tha
Congress: The buck never stops here
The Washington Times / Posted 12 days ago
in President Harry Truman’s White House office was, “The Buck Stops Here.” That motto is a cornerstone of representative government. The people must know who is responsible for decisions in order to hold them accountable for the results, and to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Friday, September 16, 2016Check out these pics. 8.14am: The anticipation has been increasing all week in
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Friday, September 16, 2016
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
Check out these pics. 8.14am: The anticipation has been increasing all week in the Bega Valley as the result of the local government election is expected on Today. Read all about it. 8.11am: This news has caused a stir. NSW Health Minister... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Friday, September 16, 2016Check out these pics. 8.14am: The anticipation has been increasing all week in
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Friday, September 16, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 12 days ago
Check out these pics. 8.14am: The anticipation has been increasing all week in the Bega Valley as the result of the local government election is expected on Today. Read all about it. 8.11am: This news has caused a stir. NSW Health Minister... Read more
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Boston Globe
Everbridge raises $90m in second tech IPO in Mass. this yearwas founded in the aftermath of 9/11, when the catastrophic terrorist attacks h
Everbridge raises $90m in second tech IPO in Mass. this year
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
was founded in the aftermath of 9/11, when the catastrophic terrorist attacks highlighted problems with some government emergency-communications systems. Public and private customers use Everbridge’s software to send alerts to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Law professor points out the holes in your retirement planIn his new book, "Empire of the Fund: The Way We Save Now," he describes how mu
Law professor points out the holes in your retirement plan
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
In his new book, "Empire of the Fund: The Way We Save Now," he describes how mutual funds let people down and how the government fails to police them. He talks about what he saw when working as an attorney for mutual funds before teaching law.... Read more
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Zero Hedge
US Futures, European Stocks Rebound, Bonds Fall Ahead Of US Data Delugeand 2017 sales will be hurt by Brexit-induced price increases. Electricite de F
US Futures, European Stocks Rebound, Bonds Fall Ahead Of US Data Deluge
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 days ago
and 2017 sales will be hurt by Brexit-induced price increases. Electricite de France SA fell 0.9 percent after the U.K. government approved its plan to build two nuclear reactors for 18 billion pounds in southwest England. Energy producers were... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Ping! Pay your tax now or face a penalty. HMRC starts to send 'threatening' SMS texts to taxpayers– who had previously been contacted by HMRC about their debt - received three t
Ping! Pay your tax now or face a penalty. HMRC starts to send 'threatening' SMS texts to taxpayers
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
– who had previously been contacted by HMRC about their debt - received three types of message in a trial run by the Government’s ‘nudge’ unit or Behavioural Insights Team. A report from the team said: “The ‘Standard’ SMS message simply... Read more
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Canberra Times
Nudge-unit trials reveal best ways to prod peopleYour government is experimenting on you. In ways you don't detect it is subtly
Nudge-unit trials reveal best ways to prod people
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
Your government is experimenting on you. In ways you don't detect it is subtly influencing your decisions, pushing you towards what it believes are your (or its) best interests, exploiting the biases and tics of the human brain uncovered by research... Read more
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Canberra Times
Government using behavioural science to trick us into doing the 'right thing'London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave
Government using behavioural science to trick us into doing the 'right thing'
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon be applied to the contentious area of living wills and end-of-life decisions. After early wins in areas such as persuading people to pay fines on time, or cut... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Clinton would subsidise child care; Trump would subsidise parenthoodof child care reflects the benefit to the economy of her choosing to work. She
Clinton would subsidise child care; Trump would subsidise parenthood
Namibia Economist / Posted 13 days ago
of child care reflects the benefit to the economy of her choosing to work. She is sufficiently incentivized without any government intervention. Of course, economic reality is more complicated. Mothers may not fully account for the effect a... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Government using behavioural science to trick us into doing the 'right thing'London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave
Government using behavioural science to trick us into doing the 'right thing'
Brisbane Times / Posted 13 days ago
London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon be applied to the contentious area of living wills and end-of-life decisions. After early wins in areas such as persuading people to pay fines on time, or cut... Read more
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The Courier
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behavioursPsychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soo
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behaviours
The Courier / Posted 13 days ago
Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon be applied to the domestic violence, commuter habits and end-of-life decisions. London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon... Read more
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WA Today
Government using behavioural science to trick us into doing the 'right thing'London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave
Government using behavioural science to trick us into doing the 'right thing'
WA Today / Posted 13 days ago
London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon be applied to the contentious area of living wills and end-of-life decisions. After early wins in areas such as persuading people to pay fines on time, or cut... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behavioursPsychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soo
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behaviours
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 13 days ago
Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon be applied to the domestic violence, commuter habits and end-of-life decisions. London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon... Read more
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The Young Witness
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behavioursPsychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soo
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behaviours
The Young Witness / Posted 14 days ago
Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon be applied to the domestic violence, commuter habits and end-of-life decisions. London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon... Read more
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The Age
Government using behavioural science to trick us into doing the 'right thing'London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave
Government using behavioural science to trick us into doing the 'right thing'
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon be applied to the contentious area of living wills and end-of-life decisions. After early wins in areas such as persuading people to pay fines on time, or cut... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Government using behavioural science to trick us into doing the 'right thing'London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave
Government using behavioural science to trick us into doing the 'right thing'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon be applied to the contentious area of living wills and end-of-life decisions. After early wins in areas such as persuading people to pay fines on time, or cut... Read more
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Western Advocate
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behavioursPsychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soo
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behaviours
Western Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon be applied to the domestic violence, commuter habits and end-of-life decisions. London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behavioursPsychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soo
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behaviours
Kiama Independent / Posted 14 days ago
Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon be applied to the domestic violence, commuter habits and end-of-life decisions. London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon... Read more
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Manning River Times
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behavioursPsychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soo
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behaviours
Manning River Times / Posted 14 days ago
Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon be applied to the domestic violence, commuter habits and end-of-life decisions. London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behavioursPsychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soo
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behaviours
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 14 days ago
Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon be applied to the domestic violence, commuter habits and end-of-life decisions. London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon... Read more
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The North West Star
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behavioursPsychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soo
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behaviours
The North West Star / Posted 14 days ago
Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon be applied to the domestic violence, commuter habits and end-of-life decisions. London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behavioursPsychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soo
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behaviours
Daily Liberal / Posted 14 days ago
Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon be applied to the domestic violence, commuter habits and end-of-life decisions. London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon... Read more
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The Border Mail
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behavioursPsychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soo
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behaviours
The Border Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon be applied to the domestic violence, commuter habits and end-of-life decisions. London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behavioursPsychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soo
Government 'nudge unit' to attempt to change people's behaviours
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon be applied to the domestic violence, commuter habits and end-of-life decisions. London: Psychological tricks used by governments to "nudge" how citizens behave may soon... Read more
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