These refer to internal reflective and automatic mechanisms that activate or inhibit a behaviour.

Select the cards that you think are barriers to the behaviour that you’re trying to change. Which of these cards could be preventing the behaviour from occurring?

These cards are adapted from the COM-B Model, the Theoretical Domains Framework and the work of the University College London Centre for Behaviour Change.


To design these cards, BIT has used the domains and constructs from the COM-B Model and the Theoretical Domains Framework (with permission of the authors). BIT has then developed its own user-centred questions and practical examples to demonstrate how these domains and constructs influence behaviour.



Michie, S., Johnston, M., Abraham, C., Lawton, R., Parker, D., & Walker, A. (2005). Making psychological theory useful for implementing evidence based practice: a consensus approach. BMJ Quality & Safety, 14(1), 26-33.


Michie, S., Atkins, L., West, R., 2014. The Behaviour Change Wheel: A Guide To Designing Interventions. Silverback Publishing, London. 



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