Providing a financial safety net and improving financial capability enhances our power to create, as people are more likely to act on their ideas, explains behavioural scientist Nathalie Spencer
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Fake news doesn’t swing elections, but neither does ‘truth’. We have always filtered new information to fit our existing prejudices. The real danger to our democracy is not an absence of truth, but an absence of trust.
Speaking with healthcare practitioners about health worries, and more generally opening up to create more and stronger social ties, can have many positive benefits.
What is the best way to influence stakeholders and generate change? Different approaches to generating change have different strengths, when should each be used to the best effect?
In the first of a series of posts discussing the state of democracy in the 21st Century, Andy Norman outlines the gaps that exist between the assumptions we make about our democratic system and the case in practice.
Many of us would like to get more sleep but for some reason just don’t seem to get to bed in time to clock in our needed eight or so hours. Why might that be?
In a recent article for Pan-European Networks magazine, we set out why a multi-disciplinary approach to problem-solving – including a behavioural science perspective – is so important.
How can we create a social movement in health? In this 5 minute video, the RSA asked health and community leaders to help explain.
All winter long, we’ve been busy with events and new programmes of work here in the RSA’s Social Brain. So what does the Spring have in store?
Last year the RSA published 'Wired for Imprudence', a report looking at the behavioural hurdles to financial capability. Since then, Charlie Palmer FRSA has been using these insights to re-imagine the relationship between ...