For doctors who prescribed more antibiotics than their peers, informing them of this fact led to reductions in their antibiotic prescriptions over a 6-month period.
Patients were more likely to follow treatment recommendations for prostate cancer given by surgeons who disclosed their own biases for treatment choice.
Adolescent girls who reported using social networking sites more than two hours per day were more likely to report being dissatisfied with their body weight due to perceiving themselves to be overweight, as compared to those who used these sites less.
Individuals who were made to focus on or hear the sounds of eating foods such as chips or pretzels ate less than when not focusing on the sounds, or when the sounds were less loud.
Reframing a political argument to appeal to the moral values of those holding an opposing position was more effective at persuading people on political issues.
Winners of a non-chance-based competition were more likely to act dishonestly on a subsequent task, possibly due to an increased sense of entitlement from winning.
In Mexico, a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages reduced the sales of sugary drinks by up to 12%, particularly among people of low socio-econonomic status.