❯ Journalism, Interviews, Commentary

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It looks exactly what I wanted. No, scratch that, it’s much better, more insightful and thorough than I could have asked for.”

Leah Hardy, Journalist (Cosmopolitan, and more), Broadcaster, Author



Oliver Payne’s writing is insightful, informed – but always entertaining. If you want to understand why we do what we do, he’s your man.”

Daisy Buchanan, Journalist (Grazia, The Guardian, Look, The Telegraph, The Mirror, Esquire, and more), and Author of ‘Meeting Your Match”



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Esquire magazine

‘Has Tinder Ruined The Way We Hook Up Forever?’



Economic Rockstar: Podcast

064: Oliver Payne on Transitioning from a Marketing Creative to a Behavioral Scientist




Secret Psychology of Persuasion: Podcast

The secret psychology of persuasion with Nathalie Nahai



Centre for Applied Intelligence

First of a series of interviews with thinkers and practitioners in messaging research for the CAI



The Guardian

How Candy Crush gets you hooked – six addictive tricks. From colour theory to cultural awareness, psychologist Dr Simon Moore explains the compulsion secrets hidden in mobile games like Candy Crush Saga


The RSA

A New Agenda on Climate Change, by Jonathan Rowson – and the four distal dimensions: “not here”, “not now”, “not me”, and “not clear”.’Direct link to page



Materials Recycling World

‘Communications need a personal touch.’ Paywall | PDF


The Telegraph

‘Four ways your energy firm ‘nudges’ you to be more green’



Engaged Investor

It’s time to better educate people about longevity’


Science Rockstars

PTTRNS Interview: FORGET BIG DATA – GIVE ME BIG FUTURE WITH OLIVER PAYNE’)



The Guardian

Can a change in portion size transform our bad food habits?’


The Guardian

‘Real time advertising could play role in sustainable behaviour’



Pimp My Cause

A Conversation with Oliver Payne, Founder of the Hunting Dynasty


Green Alliance think tank

‘Meh’ vs yeah: how to make the most of loss aversion’




Hyper-local, visible action is key to encouraging green living’)






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