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Ed Mitchell
Senior Industrial Designer at Bresslergroup
November 8, 2018 (World Usability Day)
BEHAVIORAL
ECONOMINCS
Daniel Kahneman
The first formulation of
the term and associated
principles was developed
in cyberne...
A concept in behavioral science, political theory, and behavioral economics which
proposes positive reinforcement and indi...
Simply put, it’s a little push created by the
designer that makes the user think or do something they might
not instinctiv...
NUDGES ARE NOT MANDATES
Putting fruit at eye level counts as a nudge.
Banning junk food does not.
PROBLEM
At Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport the men’s
bathroom needed cleaning all the time
because of “splashback”.
The fly acts as a target
WHY THE FLY?
The fly conjures up images of
something unsanitary, without
being scary
FLY
Initially reduced
“spillage” by up to 80%
Sphinx, the manufacturer, says
it reduces cleanup by 20% on
average
HOW NUDGES
WORK
CONSIDERATIONS WHEN DESIGNING A
NUDGE
1
Align incentives with desired behaviors, being careful to
avoid incentive conflict...
OVERT
SUBTLE
Architect Shigeru
Ban
in 2000
OVERT SUBTLE
Can also be graphical, but is
seen a lot in product design
Have a tendency to be more
graphical in nature
HID...
ARE NUDGES
GOOD?
You can argue that an
intuitive design is created by
a series of nudges that
inform the user how to use
an object
INTUITIVE
SAFETY
GUIDANCE
REWARD
RESPONSIBLE
ENTERTAINING
FUN
ARE NUDGES
EVIL?
The planet fitness business model
Low cost gym memberships
THE CHALLENGE
If everyone went to the gym who purchased a membe...
Most gyms try to nudge towards working out
more but they don’t
ABSENCE OF A NUDGE
NUDGE YOU TO COME
BACK
NOODGES
(Yiddish for nag)
OR PHISHING
LOSE VALUE DUE TO EXCESSIVE USE
NOODGES
(Yiddish for nag)
OR PHISHING
SLUDGE
Procedures that accidentally or deliberately
encourages inertia. Voter ID laws are a good
example of sludge, calcul...
DARK NUDGE
DARK NUDGE
Uber uses an algorithm similar to Netflix’s auto play
feature, which automatically shows drivers their next
pos...
THE POWER
OF NUDGES
“Whenever I'm asked to
autograph a copy of “Nudge”
the book I sign it “Nudge for
good””
Unfortunately, that is meant as a ...
PRINCIPLES TO GUIDE THE USE OF NUDGES
1
All nudging should be transparent and never misleading
2 It should be as easy as p...
ANY QUESTIONS?
Thanks for listening.
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Nudge for World Usability Day 2018

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Nudge is a concept rooted in behavioral economics that describes how minor design changes can markedly affect individual behavior. People tend to make decisions unconsciously and non-rationally. Research shows that a nudge helps redirect them, for better or worse. In this talk for World Usability Day 2018, Senior Industrial Designer, Ed Mitchell, discusses design "nudges" and their power to positively and negatively influence people and society. Overall, are nudges moving us towards a more objectively productive world, or are they always tainted by the self-serving interests of the people / companies who design them into their products? Ed walks us through a range of examples from the realms of physical design, digital design, and UX design.

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Nudge for World Usability Day 2018

  1. 1. Ed Mitchell Senior Industrial Designer at Bresslergroup November 8, 2018 (World Usability Day)
  2. 2. BEHAVIORAL ECONOMINCS Daniel Kahneman The first formulation of the term and associated principles was developed in cybernetics by James Wilk Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein's book Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness brought nudge theory to prominence. Adopted to politics Obama, 2010 UK government sets up behavioral insight team commonly known as “Nudge Unit” CEOs like Pepsi's Indra Nooyi Nudge consumers to make sustainable choices 2008 1995 2009 & 2010 2012 PRESENT BVA Nudge Lab (a marketing consultancy)
  3. 3. A concept in behavioral science, political theory, and behavioral economics which proposes positive reinforcement and indirect suggestions as ways to influence the behavior and decision making of groups or individuals. Nudge is a simple way to modify people behavior / relationship with an object and / or environment by designing in incentives. It play’s off of peoples instinct's on a conscious and / or subconscious level. A nudge, as we will use the term, is any aspect of the choice architecture that alters people's behavior in a predictable way without forbidding any options or significantly changing their economic incentives.. NUDGE DEFINITIONS
  4. 4. Simply put, it’s a little push created by the designer that makes the user think or do something they might not instinctively do
  5. 5. NUDGES ARE NOT MANDATES Putting fruit at eye level counts as a nudge. Banning junk food does not.
  6. 6. PROBLEM At Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport the men’s bathroom needed cleaning all the time because of “splashback”.
  7. 7. The fly acts as a target
  8. 8. WHY THE FLY? The fly conjures up images of something unsanitary, without being scary FLY
  9. 9. Initially reduced “spillage” by up to 80% Sphinx, the manufacturer, says it reduces cleanup by 20% on average
  10. 10. HOW NUDGES WORK
  11. 11. CONSIDERATIONS WHEN DESIGNING A NUDGE 1 Align incentives with desired behaviors, being careful to avoid incentive conflicts 2 Provide clear, visible, and immediate feedback to reinforce desired actions or mildly punish undesired behaviors 3 Simplify and structure choices when decision making parameters are complex 4 Make goals and performance status clearly visible
  12. 12. OVERT
  13. 13. SUBTLE Architect Shigeru Ban in 2000
  14. 14. OVERT SUBTLE Can also be graphical, but is seen a lot in product design Have a tendency to be more graphical in nature HIDDEN / BLENDS INPERCEIVED HONEST
  15. 15. ARE NUDGES GOOD?
  16. 16. You can argue that an intuitive design is created by a series of nudges that inform the user how to use an object INTUITIVE
  17. 17. SAFETY
  18. 18. GUIDANCE
  19. 19. REWARD
  20. 20. RESPONSIBLE
  21. 21. ENTERTAINING
  22. 22. FUN
  23. 23. ARE NUDGES EVIL?
  24. 24. The planet fitness business model Low cost gym memberships THE CHALLENGE If everyone went to the gym who purchased a membership there wouldn’t be enough room for anyone to work out
  25. 25. Most gyms try to nudge towards working out more but they don’t ABSENCE OF A NUDGE
  26. 26. NUDGE YOU TO COME BACK
  27. 27. NOODGES (Yiddish for nag) OR PHISHING
  28. 28. LOSE VALUE DUE TO EXCESSIVE USE NOODGES (Yiddish for nag) OR PHISHING
  29. 29. SLUDGE Procedures that accidentally or deliberately encourages inertia. Voter ID laws are a good example of sludge, calculated to softly disenfranchise
  30. 30. DARK NUDGE
  31. 31. DARK NUDGE Uber uses an algorithm similar to Netflix’s auto play feature, which automatically shows drivers their next possible fare before they’re even done dropping off their current rider incentivizing them to drive more...
  32. 32. THE POWER OF NUDGES
  33. 33. “Whenever I'm asked to autograph a copy of “Nudge” the book I sign it “Nudge for good”” Unfortunately, that is meant as a plea, not an expectation - Richard Thaler
  34. 34. PRINCIPLES TO GUIDE THE USE OF NUDGES 1 All nudging should be transparent and never misleading 2 It should be as easy as possible to opt out of a nudge, preferably with as little as one mouse click 3 There should be a good reason to believe that the behavior being encouraged will improve the welfare of those being nudged
  35. 35. ANY QUESTIONS? Thanks for listening.

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