Here we will curate selected articles that help shed light on the behavioral features of the coronavirus pandemic. It will be updated regularly.
Why a Group of Behavioural Scientists Penned an Open Letter to the U.K. Government Questioning Its Coronavirus Response
An open letter signed by hundreds of behavioural scientists from across the U.K. calls into question the British government’s decision not to enact social distancing measures.
While some are heeding the advice of public health experts, not everyone is doing so. From spring breakers to governors, some feel the need to defy orders. This behavioral phenomenon could help explain why.
How can behavioral science help us take advantage of one of the most effective measures to prevent the spread of viruses?
When I touted the benefits of gratitude, I had a worry lurking in the back of my mind that I couldn’t shake. Was I setting people up to be suckers?
When everyone was telling teenagers to “just say no” to drugs and alcohol, a forward-thinking team in Iceland was figuring out what teenagers could say yes to. The results are nothing short of revolutionary.