Kim and Jim help are here to help you wrap your brain around the Coronavirus. Why are people drawn to Coronavirus conspiracy theories? What is the impact of social isolation on mental health? What is the best way for governments to discourage bad behavior during lockdown? Discover the answers to these questions and much more, on this episode of Minding the Brain!
Wrapping Your Brain Around a Pandemic: How is the coronavirus crisis affecting our mental health?
Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response
Loneliness Matters: A Theoretical and Empirical Review of Consequences and Mechanisms
The need to connect: Acute social isolation causes neural craving responses similar to hunger