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Prestwich et al., 2010: Receiving text reminders and planning when and where to walk increased adults' physical activity over one month

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Prestwich, A., Perugini, M., & Hurling, R. (2010). Can implementation intentions and text messages promote brisk walking? A randomized trial. Health psychology, 29(1), 40.
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Summary:

Adults asked to form specific plans about when they would walk briskly 5 days/week using the form “When I’m in situation X, then I will do Y” and who received text message reminders of either their walking goal or plan reported walking briskly for at least 30 minutes/day more than participants in a control condition over the next month.

Psychological Process:

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What is the Person Trying to Understand?

Selves (My Own and Others')

Approach to Desired Meaning

What about it?

Changing beliefs about goals

Psychological Question Addressed

Where and when will I accomplish my goals?

Psychological Process 2:

Need

What is the Person Trying to Understand?

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What About it?

Approach to Desired Meaning

Approach to Desired Meaning

How?

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Process 3:

Need

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

Approach to Desired Meaning

How?

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Question Addressed

Where and when will I accomplish my goals?

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Walton & Wilson, 2018