Entries by Paige Dearing | NetHope | Marketing & Communications Specialist

Innovation Series Webinar on Behavioral Economics

Behavioral economics (BE) is a discipline that uses insights from psychology and neuroscience to provide a deeper understanding of human decision-making and actions than standard economic reasoning does. By identifying, understanding and tackling the behavioral factors that prevent development programs from being as successful as they could be, BE can help improve program implementation. In […]

Reaching Youth with Innovative Health Communication Campaigns

Health information is an important first step in ensuring that young people adopt healthy behaviors and attitudes. But, some young people lack access to it, and they are bombarded with contrary media that subtly encourages them to take risks. However, evidence-based health communication interventions have successfully broken through to youth using innovative technology apps, campaigns […]