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Will the Apple Watch’s Hand-Washing Reminders Actually Work?

Here’s how experts say to design ‘nudges’ that actually work — and their thoughts on Apple’s new feature

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An Apple Watch Series 3 smartwatch. Photo: Neil Godwin/T3 Magazine/Future/Getty Images

I always thought I was pretty good at washing my hands, but when the pandemic began and hand-washing became an issue of life and death…




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Angela Lashbrook

Angela Lashbrook

I’m a columnist for OneZero, where I write about the intersection of health & tech. Also seen at Elemental, The Atlantic, VICE, and Vox. Brooklyn, NY.

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