For effective altruism to succeed, it needs behavioural science

Marie Reay 2.02

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talk

How do we get people to donate to effective charities or reduce their animal-product consumption? What works to improve institutional decision-making or compliance with biosecurity protocols?

Behaviour change lies at the heart of many actions that are aligned with effective altruism. This talk will introduce you to behavioural science and its role in effective altruism, and highlight some common mistakes we make when trying to change behaviour for societal good.