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I ♥ this article on instapaper.com

Why Behavior Change Apps Fail to Change Behavior | Nir and Far

Excerpts: “When our autonomy is threatened, we feel constrained by our lack of choices and often rebel against doing the new behavior. Psychologists call this ‘reactance.’”

Unfortunately, too many well-intentioned products fail because they feel like “haftas,” things people are obligated to do, as opposed to things they “wanna” do. Schell points to neuroscience research showing “there are different channels in the brain for seeking positive consequences and avoiding negative consequences.”

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