Linda Karllson writes about pandemics, vaccination decisions and bacteria fear from an evolutionary pyschological perspective (in Swedish)
Pandemi, vaccinations beslut och bacillskräck ur ett evolutionspsychologiskt perspektiv
Dated: 6 May 2022
Stephen Lewandowsky, Sander van der Linden and Jon Roozenbeek are quoted in an article for the Association for Psychological Science Observer.
Vaccinating Against Bunk: Curbing Viral Misinformation
Philipp Schmid and Stephen Lewandowsky were involved in the design of cards giving advice on how how have a conversation about the COVID-19 vaccination with someone who is undecided about it (in German).
Gesprächskarten: Wie spreche ich über das Thema Impfen?
Philipp Schmid discusses effective strategies in dealing with science deniers from a psychological perspective (in German) for the Skepcon YouTube channel.
Effektive Strategien im Umgang mit Wissenschaftsleugnern - Eine psychologische Perspektive
Cornelia Betsch is on a panel discussing vaccination mandates with Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Phoenix TV (in German).
Impfpflicht: Diskussion mit Bundespräsident Frank-Walter Steinmeier Phoenix
Stephan Lewandowsky writes about Life after COVID for The Conversation
Article in The Conversation
Sander van der Linden explains how psychological inoculation works in ‘The best way to deal with Covid myths this Christmas? Pre-bunk rather than debunk’
Article: The Guardian
We have to work with empathy and respect says Philipp Schmid
Article: Wissenschaftskommunikation (available in English)
Convincing friends or relatives who have not yet been vaccinated against the coronavirus can be tricky. Philipp Schmid and others give tips on how to structure the conversation in ‘#Faktenfuchs: How do I speak to vaccine skeptics?’
BR24 news website (available in English)
Hardcore vaccine refuseniks could need deradicalising like terrorists says Stephan Lewandowsky
Article: The Independent
Stephan Lewandowsky writes about tackling COVID disinformation with empathy and conversation
Anna Soveri talks about how compulsion may reduce the confidence of vaccine hesitant people in the authorities for MustRead Akatemia (in Finnish).
Anna Soveri is interviewed for Hufvudstadsbladet (in Finnish) to discuss how of the 1-2% of people who refuse all vaccines in Finland most are not generally against vaccination but worry about side effects or do not consider themselves to be at risk from the disease.
Philipp Schmid and Stephan Lewandowsky write about how to fight Covid vaccine misinformation in this article for Al Jazeera
Article: Al Jazeera
Anna Soveri talks on radio and TV about why younger adults are more likely than older to refuse vaccines (in Finnish)
Das Ende der Pandemie? A podcast (in German) with Cornelia Betsch and Stephan Lewandowsky
Anna Soveri is interviewed about vaccine attitudes in Finland
What to do if you have vaccination skeptics in your circle of friends and family? Pychologist Philipp Schmid gives tips on how to convince without patronizing (available in English).
An article co authored by Stephen Lewandowsky asks why many conservatives have a difficult relationship with science.
Article: The Conversation
Stephan Lewandowsky and others look at how to trash confidence in a COVID-19 vaccine: Brexit edition
Fernanda Rodrigues and other paediatricians advocate for more scientific information on vaccination of healthy children in a statement from the Portuguese Society of Pediatrics says an article in Diário de Notícias (available in English)
Article: Diário de Notícias
In Der Tagesspeigel Cornelia Betsch explains why many are still hesitant to get vaccinated and how that could be changed (available in English)
Jon Rooozenbeek and Sander van der Linden discuss how ‘prebunking’ can fight fast-moving vaccine lies
Article: The PBS
Arnaud Gagneur writes about what to say to a friend who doesn’t want the vaccine in the New York Times.
Article: The New York Times
The Cambridge team’s work is featured in Do people believe Covid myths? In The Guardian
Article: The Guardian
Stephan Lewandowsky is part of a team whose work on how to fight vaccine scepticism is reported in The Guardian
Article: The Guardian
Stephan Lewandowsky co-authors an article on how the lab-leak hypothesis made it harder for scientists to seek the truth in the Scientific American
Article: The Scientific American