Recursive nudging

The journal Comprehensive Results in Social Psychology is nudging its readers to submit articles for a special issue on nudging. In reading the previous sentence, you were being nudged to look into that nudge about nudging. In reading the sentence you are reading now, you are being nudged to learn (or remind yourself of) the […]

Evaluating an app which nags users to apologize to their phones

Building (in part) on previous research into the potential benefits of superfluous apologies, researchers Alice Lam, Randy Hsu and Ivan Lobachev of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada, decided to investigate whether it might be possible to increase phone users’ “emotional connection” with their phone, by nudging them to […]