Wanted: Nudges for helping people take their medicines

In a fascinating piece for Slate, Jessica Wapner highlights a great example of a self-control problem: Failing to take your medicine (In the medical community this is known as patient non-compliance).

Overall, about half of us fail to correctly follow our doctors’ directions for prescriptions. Wapner gives examples of three interesting technological nudges for helping patients take their pills.

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