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Assessing the Mental Impact of Coronavirus

Jocelyn J. Bélanger is working with 100 collaborators on five continents to identify psychological and cultural factors relevant to the spread of COVID-19 and its effect on societies.

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Behavioral Science Battles The Coronavirus / RBDR
New York University Abu Dhabi Assistant Professor of Psychology Jocelyn Bélanger described his gungho participation in setting up a global behavioral science-based survey to help understand why some people follow the rules established to avoid being hit with Covid-19.
Research Business Report | September 15, 2020

How are we feeling? NYU Abu Dhabi leads global study on psychological effects of Covid-19
The groundbreaking PsyCorona initiative offers invaluable insight into the ramifications of the pandemic on mental health around the globe
The National | August 6, 2020

How Behavioral Science Can Help Contain the Coronavirus
A new global survey could help us understand why some people follow the rules for avoiding COVID-19 and others don’t
Scientific American | May 11, 2020

Social scientists worldwide collaborate on COVID-19
More than 100 international social scientists are working together to collect immediate and longitudinal information on the key social science factors that might predict the spread of COVID-19.
Medical Xpress | April 3, 2020