Using feedback through digital technology to disrupt and change habitual behavior
Habitual behavior is often hard to change because of a lack of self-monitoring skills. Digital technologies offer an unprecedented chance to facilitate self-monitoring by delivering feedback on undesired habitual behavior. This review analyzed the results of 72 studies in which feedback from digital technology attempted to disrupt and change undesired habits. A vast majority of these studies found that feedback through digital technology is an effective way to disrupt habits, regardless of target behavior or feedback technology used.
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|Published in||Computers in Human Behavior|
|Year and volume||2016 57|
|Key words||feedback, behaviour change, digital technology|