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What happened to behaviour in the decade of behaviour?

Johnston, Marie and Dixon, D. (2008) What happened to behaviour in the decade of behaviour? Psychology and Health, 23 (5). pp. 509-513. ISSN 0887-0446

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Abstract

This editorial addresses two key aspects of the investigation of behaviour: the science and the application. On the one hand, researchers and policy makers recognise a need for good scientific evidence about behaviour and behaviour change, but are slow to turn to psychology for such evidence. On the other hand, there is a gap in scientific thinking about behaviour and behaviour change.