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
- World After Covid site
- Igor Grossmann's homepage — interactive visualizations and analysis on the World After Covid project
- Expert Predictions of Societal Change: Insights from the World after COVID Project - Grossmann, Twardus, Varnum, Jayawickreme, McLevey (2021, in press)
- How Life Could Get Better (or Worse) After COVID (berkeley.edu)
- Words of wisdom: 4 tips from experts on how to endure until the COVID-19 pandemic ends (The Conversation)
- Dagomar Degroot Interview — full interview and transcript on the World After Covid site
- Shinobu Kitayama Interview — full interview and transcript on the World After Covid site
- Katie McLaughlin Interview — full interview and transcript on the World After Covid site
- Barry Schwartz Interview — full interview and transcript on the World After Covid site