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Social pressures weaken and/or conceal biological drives in the evening, leading individuals to delay their bedtime and shorten their sleep.
Abstract The influence of the circadian clock on sleep scheduling has been studied extensively in the laboratory; however, the effects of society on...
From online media portals to phone apps and twitter poetry, technology is transforming the written word. So how are creators and consumers navigating the digital frontiers and how will these changes affect the way we read and write into the next decade?
The Behavioural Insights Team exists to improve people’s lives and communities. We work in partnership with governments, local authorities, businesses and charities, often using simple changes to tackle major policy problems.
Over the last eight years, the Team has grown...
This report develops both backward- and forward-looking analyses of the impacts of automation over the years 1980 to 2016 and 2016 to 2030 across some 800 occupations. In doing so, it assesses past and coming trends, and suggests a comprehensive response framework for national and state-local policymakers.
A publicly accessible report from the 2018 Digital Health Consumer Adoption survey, conducted by Rock Health. The survey consists of 4,000 respondents of US adults aged 18 and over.
Often cited as the "4th Industrial Revolution" big data has the potential to transform health and healthcare by drawing medical conclusions from new and exciting sources such as electronic health records, genomic databases, and even credit card activity. In this podcast you will hear from...
This POSTnote introduces robotic technology and the main ways it has been developed for use in social care. It reviews evidence on the impact of robotics on the costs and quality of social care and its workforce, and explores the main ethical, social and regulatory...
This white paper aims to identify how Australia can simultaneously foster innovation and protect human rights through the application of new technologies, in particular, artificial intelligence (AI).
To gain new insights into young adult's self-esteem problems and how we might help support them with interactive technologies, this paper discusses a mixed method user-centred study to discover ways to design digital artefacts to help young adults with low self-esteem feel happier.
This policy brief outlines some of the gender-specific dimensions of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) that universal health coverage (UHC) must address, and presents a number of recommendations to improve the health and wellbeing of girls and women.