Our next interview in this series is Dr David L. R. Maij who spoke at our January 2020 event. David has been fascinated with behavior change since he was a teenager, trying to change his own behavior with self-help books. He now has two thriving companies that rely on behavioral science. He studied psychology at … Continue reading In the wild: David L. R. Maij
Author: Elina Halonen
Opinion: Diversity in behavioural science matters becase we’re mostly a bunch of WEIRDos
I originally wrote this post on LinkedIn, and then realised it also explains a core goal of DBSN: behavioural science from the Anglo world receives a lot of attention, yet there is fascinating decision making research conducted around the world, a lot of it in Dutch universities. So, part of the mission of DBSN is … Continue reading Opinion: Diversity in behavioural science matters becase we’re mostly a bunch of WEIRDos
In the wild: Simone Leenders, WorkWire
Simone Leenders is a Managing Partner and Workplace Consultant at WorkWire, where she works on workplace strategy, concepting and design. Her background is in interior design and environmental psychology. Simone spoke at our first event in June 2018 on how to stimulate alternative ways of working using workplace nudging. Tell me about your work: how … Continue reading In the wild: Simone Leenders, WorkWire
In the wild: Bernardo Nunes, Growth Tribe
Bernardo Nunes is the Head of Science at Growth Tribe Academy, where he practices the combination of behavioural science, data analytics, and digital solutions to predict consumer behaviour. He has a PhD in Economics from the University of Stirling, and his past experience includes working with the UK's Financial Conduct Authority and at the University … Continue reading In the wild: Bernardo Nunes, Growth Tribe
In the wild: Wilte Zijlstra, AFM
Wilte Zijlstra is a supervision officer at the Consumer Behavior team in the Centre of Expertise of the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM). He has worked at the AFM for over 10 years on various (supervisory) projects, ranging from work on investment products, mortgages, and consumer credit, to insurance and pensions. Prominent is … Continue reading In the wild: Wilte Zijlstra, AFM
Welcome to the DBSN blog!
This is a new blog dedicated to practitioners and academics working in behavioral science in the Netherlands, and to showcase the best thinking in this area - and we're so glad you're here! What is the Dutch Behavioral Science Network (DBSN)? DBSN was started as Amsterdam Behavioral Science Network in 2018 by Elina Halonen, Joanne … Continue reading Welcome to the DBSN blog!