Tag Archives: Psychology

Is it safe to buy imported goods amid the pandemic?

A shopper wearing a protective mask walks down an aisle at a grocery store in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Thursday, May 7, 2020. Christopher Dilts | Bloomberg | Getty Images The coronavirus crisis has altered consumer behavior, with panic buying, stockpiling and e-commerce becoming the norm this year as people …

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Don’t blame public for Covid-19 spread, says UK scientist | World news

From empty supermarket shelves to crowded parks, public behaviour has come in for criticism during the Covid-19 outbreak. But blaming the spread of Covid-19 on selfishness or thoughtless behaviour is misguided and distracts from the real causes of fatalities, according to one of Britain’s leading behavioural psychologists. In April the …

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Health experts on the psychological cost of Covid-19 | World news

On Instagram, a friend posts a photograph of a male nurse in an intensive care ward of an American hospital. He is wearing full protective clothing and holding up a patient questionnaire on which he has scrawled a message for his colleagues. It reads: “Just going to hold his hand …

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Why are people refusing to wear masks amid coronavirus threat?

SAN ANTONIO – Editor’s note: This video was created specifically for the KSAT-TV streaming app. Find more deep-dive, expanded content like this when you download the app on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire stick, and select smart TVs. San Antonio officials and health care professionals have stood behind the Centers …

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For the generation shaped by coronavirus, life may never fully return to ‘normal’ | Steven Taylor | Opinion

I knew a pandemic was coming, but I didn’t think it would be so soon. In the weeks before the outbreak of Covid-19 began in Wuhan, I was putting the finishing touches to a book about the psychology of pandemics. In my work as a clinical psychologist, I had spent …

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A warning to Europe? Italy’s struggle to convince citizens of coronavirus crisis | World news

Ordinarily, having an aperitivo in Venice’s St Mark’s Square would cost a small fortune. Not on 3 March, when bar owners offered a free drink for each one purchased in an attempt to attract custom as the city emptied out amid Italy’s developing coronavirus outbreak. The offer was intended to …

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