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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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NYU Abu Dhabi science faculty and researchers are frequently featured in local and international media.

Researcher sheds new light on the psychology of radicalization
Learning more about what motivates people to join violent ideological groups and engage in acts of cruelty against others is of great social and societal importance. 
Phys Org | February 22, 2021

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