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Behavioral Diginomics

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Behavioral Diginomics (or Digital Nudge)

The irrational human side of digital

book by Fabio Pereira


Options for Sub Titles:

  • Bridging the gap between Behavioral Economics and Digital
  • What Mark Zuckerberg can learn from Dan Ariely
  • The brain science behind our digital world
  • The forces behind how we behave and make decisions in a digital world
  • Applied learnings from Nudge, Sway, Click and Predictably Irrational to the Digital Revolution


Questions that the book will answer:

  • How three simple design principles from behavioral economics helped people eat more healthy food?
  • How a decision on a payment web address led 45% more individuals to pay online
  • Why the president of the United States ordered executive offices and agencies to use behavioral science
  • What’s different in the digital world, for good and bad, about human behaviour and what we can do about it?
  • What does brain science say about stereotype and how does it impact us when we’re scrolling our facebook timeline?
  • The commercial digital world around us wants our money, time, and attention, what can we do about this? 
  • How can I be more impactful and influential on digital platforms?
  • How did scientists observe 257 thousand people and what did they learn about their behavior?
  • How can behavioral science help people make self-beneficial choices and understand the implications of their decisions?
  • How can designers create digital interfaces using behavioral science?



Chapter 1: The human side of a digital world

In this chapter: 

  • Current state and growth predictions for the digital revolution
  • Cutting-edge research from the fields of social psychology and behavioral economics which influence the digital world
  • Introducing the importance of bridging the gap between Behavioral Economics and Digital with real world examples

A sneak peak:

The world has 7-8 billion people and 3 billion of them are internet users. There are 4.5 billion likes on Facebook and 5 million smartphones are sold on average everyday. I speak to my mom on Whatsapp, we're 15 thousand km apart, she lives in Brazil and I live in Australia. My most recent team of 17 people was distributed across 3 countries with 4 different timezones.


We use digital devices to make decisions everyday, what route to take when driving, which restaurant to go, what should we do on the weekend. We have these new tools and devices, yet so much of how we're influenced by them remains our pre-historic wiring, we're all humans after all. Drawing on cutting-edge research from the fields of social psychology, behavioral economics, and organizational behavior, Behavioral Diginomics reveals forces that influence everyone’s behavior...


Chapter 2: Digital nudges that help

In this chapter: 

  • What nudges can be applied to digital channels (email, phone notifications, etc) to help people make better decisions?
  • Real world examples:
    • Obama's executive order to use Behavioral Science Insights to Better Serve the American People 

A sneak peak:



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