Theory-driven design strategies for technologies that support behavior change in everyday life

  title={Theory-driven design strategies for technologies that support behavior change in everyday life},
  author={Sunny Consolvo and David W. McDonald and James A. Landay},
In this paper, we propose design strategies for persuasive technologies that help people who want to change their everyday behaviors. Our strategies use theory and prior work to substantially extend a set of existing design goals. Our extensions specifically account for social characteristics and other tactics that should be supported by persuasive technologies that target long-term discretionary use throughout everyday life. We used these strategies to design and build a system that encourages… CONTINUE READING
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