How closely do learning rate estimates measure the thing they are supposed to measure – technological progress – and to what extent are they affected by technology-external factors? We investigated how exchange rates affect learning measurements and developed a method to solve the problem.
What can people themselves do to facilitate their own change toward important goals? Our work brought together 123 self-enactable behaviour- and motivation-regulation techniques, from existing classifications of behaviour change techniques and literature reviews.
As we push for a complete overhaul of the electricity system to end its dependence on carbon-based fuels, we have an opportunity to push for the new system constructed in its place to reduce, rather than worsen, current energy injustices including energy poverty.
For a policy maker hoping to recruit social influence to help reverse a harmful tradition, avoid targeting individuals amenable to change and attempt to disrupt the damaging effects of echo chambers and identity concerns.