Designing for Psychological Change: Individuals’ Reward and Cost Valuations in Weight Management

@inproceedings{May2014DesigningFP,
  title={Designing for Psychological Change: Individuals’ Reward and Cost Valuations in Weight Management},
  author={Jon May and Lex van Velsen and Anne Hsu and Ann Blandford},
  booktitle={Journal of medical Internet research},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Knowledge of the psychological constructs that underlie behavior offers valuable design opportunities for persuasive systems. We use the decision theory, which describes how behavior is underpinned by reward-cost valuations, as a framework for investigating such psychological constructs to deliver design objectives for weight management technologies. OBJECTIVE We applied a decision theory-based analysis in the domain of weight management to understand the rewards and costs that… CONTINUE READING
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