A Friday thought on punishment

I accept what you are saying, but I still want to discipline people for doing things wrong. One of the most common areas for resistance in behavioural science is the concept of positive recognition for desired behaviours.  When presented with the scientific evidence that you get more with the carrot than you do with the Read more about A Friday thought on punishment[…]

A Friday thought on accidents

If we are so inherently safe, why do we have accidents? I was recently at a festival.  It was a family friendly festival, where middle aged adults brought their children to have fun and enjoy live music at night and family friendly activities during the day.  At the festival was an old-school funfair.  The fair Read more about A Friday thought on accidents[…]

A Friday Thought on Behavioural Safety

Ultimately almost everything comes down to behaviour. When I studied for my Psychology degree many years ago,  I reached the conclusion that pretty much everything ultimately came down to behaviour.  If you have an earthquake and a building collapses, you could blame the earthquake.  But in reality, a human designed a building that couldn’t withstand Read more about A Friday Thought on Behavioural Safety[…]