Monthly Archives: July 2012

Cake or Fruit: Non-linearity in Decision-Making

Previously I’ve discussed the work of Resnicow and Vaughn (1), who suggest that traditional models of behaviour change fail to embrace the complexity of human behaviour. They call for a new paradigm to conceptualize behaviour change using a complex systems … Continue reading

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Learning is a feedback process

Learning depends on feedback. This is not a surprising statement, and is a common theme within many different academic disciplines, including Systems Thinking (as discussed by Sterman, Meadows, Forrester and others). But despite this consensus, learning, in the sense of … Continue reading

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