Voluntary or compulsory? New evidence on motivation for anti-COVID-19 policies

Policies to contain the Covid-19 pandemic require widespread cooperation in order to be successful. Is the German population more likely to follow these measures when they are voluntary or when they are enforced? Dr Katrin Schmelz, a behavioural economist and psychologist at the University of Konstanz and the Thurgau Institute of Economics, investigated this question. […]

Does A Pandemic Change Our Sense of Time? This Researcher Says Yes.

Philip Gable is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Delaware and he’s been studying about time and how people perceive it for the past 10 years. He has an interesting article out on LiveScience about the pandemic and its relationship to time. So what is the connection between a disease and the […]