Episode 36

World After Covid series: Positive Consequences (Part II) - Political cooperation, Nature, Solidarity, and Prosocial behaviours

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Which domain or aspect of social life will show the most significant positive societal and/or psychological change in response to the pandemic?

Igor and Charles share and discuss responses given to the question about positive change in response to the pandemic by 57 of the world's leading behavioral and social scientists, collected as part of the World After Covid project. Each episode, four responses are selected. This time, the conversation covers themes of political cooperation, nature, solidarity, and prosocial behaviour in the midst of the pandemic.

Dagomar Degroot, Associate Professor of Environmental History at Georgetown University
Shinobu Kitayama, Robert B. Zajonc Collegiate Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan
Katie McLaughlin, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University
Barry Schwartz, Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Swarthmore College

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