Here’s my article on why I wish my fellow psychologists and “behavioural scientists” would just stop talking about the coronavirus
Great article. Someone should dig deeper. It was more than just psychologists who said flu worse than covid 2 months ago. Many of the same pundits now on tv. All misunderstanding ⁦⁩ fat tail sadly
Oh this is good: "Decision-makers should, before using psychology research as the basis for policy, know just how weak and contentious so much of it is. And everyone else should stay at home, wash their hands — and beware psychologists bearing advice."
It’s far too long and looks to have been written by a stuffed animal sold in a shop for irregular toys but this it’s worth reading... ‘Don’t trust the psychologists on coronavirus’ by ⁦
"psychologists are disgracing themselves anew over the coronavirus"
Psychologists Out of Their Depth
Don’t trust the psychologists on coronavirus
Hey , would you be interested in being a guest on my podcast, #TwoForTea ☕️☕️🎧? I'd like to talk about psychology & the pandemic. Have just read your excellent article. ( was a recent guest).
Very proud 3 must reads on UK coronavirus policy are by people I’m lucky to call friends: (1) on inadequate response: (2) on role of behavioural scientists: (3) on econ
Don’t trust the psychologists on coronavirus
Don’t trust the psychologists on coronavirus - UnHerd From ⁦
“Psychologists should know their limits, and avoid over-stretching results from their small-scale studies to new, dissimilar situations. Decision-makers should ... know just how weak and contentious so much of it is.” — ⁦
"Decision-makers should, before using psychology research as the basis for policy, know just how weak and contentious so much of it is. "And everyone else should stay at home, wash their hands — and beware psychologists bearing advice." Great piece.
Why we shouldn't trust the psychologists on #coronavirus Many of the responses to #COVID19 come from a deeply-flawed discipline.
An article on how #psychology fucked up the response to #coronavirus and how bad science might have contributed to bad policy (or at least misunderstandings) by
"At best, the advice from psychology was unhelpful. At worst, it constituted dangerous misinformation." on how psychologists have failed us in the time of coronavirus
Wise words from on behavioural science in the age of covid-19 "At best, the advice from psychology was unhelpful. At worst, it constituted dangerous misinformation."
When psychologists try to be counter-intuitive — for instance, by arguing that people are wrong to find a global pandemic frightening — they simply end up embarrassing themselves |
Psychologists haven’t had a great few years. And now they are disgracing themselves over coronavirus. |
is right. We’re playing ourselves.
Beware psychologists bearing advice on the coronavirus (ht )
Don’t trust the psychologists on #coronavirus via
'Psychologists shd kno their limits & avoid overstretching results frm their small-scale studies. Decision-makers shd kno how weak & contentious psychology res. is. Every1 else shd stay home & beware psychologists bearing advice.' From a psychologist. Ouch
"This isn’t to say that psychology isn’t useful when it stays in its own lane... [but] psychology can give little reliable counsel about our immediate reaction to the pandemic." Don’t trust the psychologists on coronavirus .
Don’t trust the psychologists on coronavirus - UnHerd
"Psychologists haven't had a great few years ... Now, psychologists are disgracing themselves anew over the coronavirus." by
.: "Psychologists should know their limits, and avoid over-stretching results from their small-scale studies to new, dissimilar situations."