This rapid expert consultation is intended to help decision makers identify strategies for increasing adherence to protective behaviors that can mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Ultimately, the focus is on increasing knowledge, reducing barriers, and emphasizing efforts that make healthier choices easier and rewarding, to complement communication interventions. It was produced through the Societal Experts Action Network (SEAN), an activity of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine that is sponsored by the National Science Foundation. SEAN links researchers in the social, behavioral, and economic sciences with decision makers to respond to policy questions arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Encouraging Adoption of Protective Behaviors to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19: Strategies for Behavior Change. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/25881.
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