Episode 44

Psychology in the Time of COVID-19


April 29th, 2020

1 hr 8 mins 54 secs

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About this Episode

Yoel and Mickey spend the first half of the episode discussing how thier lives have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. How has the pademic affected those with and without children? How has the pandemic impacted our various relationships? For the second half of the episode, they discuss what to make of the rush of psychology research on COVID-19. Given psychology's noted problems with replication, generalizability, and standards of evidence, should psychologists be trying to shape public policy? What actionable advice can psychology offer?

Bonus: Mickey finally says what he truly think of the Very Bad Wizards crew.

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