Items Tagged ‘UCLA Center for Digital Behavior’

The science of lasting change

September 29, 2017

The science of lasting change

By uclahealth uclahealth

You may think that making a long-lasting change, such as eating better or exercising often, is a matter of staying motivated and inspired. But scientific data say otherwise. Motivation and inspiration “are temporary feelings,” says Sean Young, PhD, executive director of the University of California Institute for Prediction Technology (UCIPT). “We’ve been taught to think […]

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Tags: behavior, behavior change, behavioral health, captivating rewards, digital behavior, health, lasting change, neurohacks, reinforcing behavior, sean young phd, UCLA Center for Digital Behavior


New book outlines two-step process for long-term behavior change

July 12, 2017

New book outlines two-step process for long-term behavior change

By Enrique Rivero Enrique Rivero

When Sean Young was in graduate school, he received a visit one day from his brother. During the visit his brother became so overcome with pain that he had to be rushed to the hospital, where physicians discovered a burst intestine. The emergency surgery saved his life. The doctors told his brother, who suffered from […]

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Tags: behavior change, book, Sean Young, Stick with It, UC Institute for Prediction Technology, UCLA Center for Digital Behavior, UCLA Department of Family Medicine