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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." 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. doi: 10.17226/25881.
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JULY 2020 ENCOURAGING ADOPTION OF PROTECTIVE BEHAVIORS TO MITIGATE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19

Strategies for Behavior Change

Authors: Dominique Brossard*
Wendy Wood**
Robert Cialdini***
Robert M. Groves****
This rapid expert consultation 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. This project is affiliated with the National Academies’ Standing Committee on Emerging Infectious Diseases and 21st Century Health Threats.
SEAN is interested in your feedback. Was this rapid expert consultation useful? For further inquiries regarding this rapid expert consultation or to send comments, contact sean@nas.edu or (202) 334-3440.

* Member of SEAN Executive Committee

** Provost Professor of Psychology and Business, University of Southern California

***Emeritus Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University

****Co-chair of SEAN Executive Committee and member of Standing Committee on Emerging Infectious Diseases and 21st Century Health Threats

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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." 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. doi: 10.17226/25881.
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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.

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