top of page

How to Change Your Behavior


Dr. Tali Sharot




What does make us change our actions? Tali Sharot reveals three ingredients to doing what's good for yourself. Dr. Tali Sharot is a neuroscientist at University College London and the director of the Affective Brain Lab. She is a faculty member of the department of Experimental Psychology, a Wellcome Trust Fellow, and currently a visiting Professor at Harvard Medical School. Her research focuses on how emotion, motivation, and social factors influence our expectations, decisions, and memories.


So we all have some behavior that we would like to change about ourselves, and we certainly all wanna help someone else change their behavior in a positive way. So maybe it's your kid, your spouse, your. So I wanna share some new research with you that I think reveals something really important about what gets people to change their behavior.

But before I do that, let's zoom in on one strategy that I think you probably use a lot. So let's say you're trying to stop yourself from snacking. What do you tell. Well, most people's inner monologue will say, beware, you'll be fat. And if this was your kid, you would probably tell him that smoking kills.

bottom of page