Food Security and Nutrition Network

Making Behavior Change Habit Forming: Including the Science of Habit into Behavior Change Efforts

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Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am

The theme for Global Handwashing Day 2016 is “Make Handwashing a Habit.” What better time to invite a habit expert, Dr David Neal, to speak with us about the Science of Habit, and to have a discussion around the implications of this science on behavior change activities (for handwashing and more)?

Please join us on Thursday, 20 October, at 1300h GMT for a conversation with Dr Neal about science- and research-based principles for creating better initiation and maintenance of handwashing change. We will have an opportunity for Q&A with Dr Neal, and we will be joined by Mary DeCoster, Food for the Hungry’s Senior Specialist for Social and Behavioral Change Programs, for reflections on how this science can strengthen our efforts to promote behavior change.

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