Michael is a behavioral scientist, behavioral designer, and a health technologist.
Behavioral science and design of technology
Behavioral economics in the digital economy
Health technology (mHealth)
Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell Tech and Northwell Health in NYC
PhD from the Technion - Israeli Institute of Technology
The secret to happiness is low expectations and a good cup of coffee.
Presented at the Behavioral Insights Global (BIG) Seminar on digital nudges and screen time.
mPulse paper on mobile sensing for impulsive behavior was published in JMIR Mental Health
Digital Marhsmallow Test (DMT) paper was published in JMIR mHealth
Digital nudges for screen time reduction paper is available as a preprint on PsyArXiv
Two research talks on the Digital Marshmallow Test (DMT) and Headspace MRT were accepted to the Society of Behavioral Medicine's 2021 Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, which will be held virtually April 12- April 16, 2021.
Presented at the 2020 Association for Consumer Research conference on digital nudging for screen time reduction.
Research on digital nudging featured in OneZero's article "Will the Apple Watch’s Hand-Washing Reminders Actually Work?"
Presented in the MakeHealth course on digital health and behavioral science for Weill Cornell Medicine.
Presented on "Designing for Mental Health" in the Health Experience Design (HXD) conference
Presented on "Behavioral Science in the Digital Economy" in the Digital Life Initiative (DLI) seminar series
Ubiquitous computing | Behavior change technology
Planify: intelligent voice assistant for the habit of planning
Beehive: research platform developed for the study of human behavior by leveraging the power of ubiquitous mobile technology
Digital distraction | Digital nudging
Good vibration: reducing digital consumption using digital nudging
Digital wellbeing clinic
Human-centered design | Behavioral science
Design of recommender systems for good
Choice architecture in recommender systems
Behavioral health | Personalization
Precision technology for behavioral health
Digital health clinic at Northwell Health
Digital Marshmallow Test (DMT)