Posts from: November 2015

Explanatory and predictive behavioural modelling

Late last year I contributed a chapter for the book 'Thinking about behaviour change: an interdisciplinary dialogue', edited by Simon Christmas, Susan Michie and Robert West, which was published last month. The complete volume is available here. My argument in the paper is that an abundance of behavioural data and new techniques in machine learning makes …
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Was the 2015 Rugby World Cup the “best ever”?

I was lucky enough to go to the Rugby World Cup (RWC) Final on Saturday at Twickenham. It was a great occasion and a privilege to see a truly great New Zealand side retain the Webb Ellis trophy. As so often with major sporting events this latest round of the RWC has been hailed as the "best …
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