Bringing behaviour change techniques into practice: Making use of available tools
By Marta Moreira Marques, NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal
Behaviour change techniques are the building blocks of behavior change interventions. Whether you are trying to help someone increase their physical activity, stop smoking or better adhere to a medication regimen, behavior change techniques are the tools you have at your disposal. Common behavior change techniques include things like goal-setting, self-monitoring, providing information about a behaviour and managing emotions.