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What do you mean by "nudge" and why do people sometimes need to be nudged?

  1. sureshsubramanian profile image60
    sureshsubramanianposted 3 years ago

    What do you mean by "nudge" and why do people sometimes need to be nudged?

    By a nudge we mean anything that influences our choices. A school cafeteria might try to nudge kids toward good diets by putting the healthiest foods at front. We think that it's time for institutions, including government, to become much more user-friendly by enlisting the science of choice to make life easier for people and by gentling nudging them in directions that will make their lives better.

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  2. amazmerizing profile image60
    amazmerizingposted 3 years ago

    Yes i love your example of the cafeteria... sometimes I will tell my guys they can have food a or food b and it is amazingly clear they almost always choose b... as in the first option must be the obviously worst one... Haha We do need to use nudges more in all walks of life I think... nudges are a good thing smile

 
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