Kendra Markle

Kendra Markle
Researcher, Stanford Prevention Research Center

Website | @kendramarkle

Kendra builds persuasive technology tools for healthy behavior change. She works with the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford University on mobile persuasion, the psychology of Facebook, and social networking for health. She does research at Kaiser Permanente using technology tools to help patients manage obesity and chronic conditions. Her company AlterActions.org produces tools for mental health, including recovering from depression, learning mindfulness, synthesizing happiness and building willpower. You can sign up to play with her new tools when they get released into the wild as pilots at AlterActions.org. Check out twitter.com/alteractions to learn more about brain science and persuasive behavior change.

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Workshop
Location: 2010 Level:
Kendra Markle (Stanford Prevention Research Center)
Average rating: ****.
(4.45, 11 ratings)
This workshop teaches the principles of persuasive technology, the art and science of motivating and influencing users. We’ll cover recent brain science research and persuasive technology techniques (tailoring, surveillance, conditioning and more). We’ll break down examples, complete many small exercises and provide a design process and set of tools you can use to make your work more persuasive. Read more.
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