David Halpern

Jack Sommers

These Scientists Are Making You Better Citizens Without You Even Realising

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK Politics

David Halpern, a behavioural scientist who tries to figure out how government can work better, must feel like a pilgrim in an unholy land. After a ...

Is Loneliness Worse For You Than Smoking?

PA | Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Politics

Being lonely in old age will propel you to the grave more quickly than smoking, a senior Downing Street adviser said as part of an effort to encourage...

Go Smokeless Says Government 'Nudge Unit'

PA | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Politics

Smokers should be encouraged to take up smokeless nicotine cigarettes in a bid to cut the death toll from related diseases, according to a government-...