Natalie Tham is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Early Stage Researcher and is currently pursuing her PhD in digital behaviour change interventions at Trinity College Dublin. Her current interests lie at the intersection of behavioural science and health psychology, though her research spans across the domains of moral psychology, experimental economics, and social psychology. More broadly, she hopes to use behavioural science to improve individual wellbeing and enhance societal cohesion. Natalie holds an MSc (Distinction) in Applied Psychology and Economic Behaviour and a BSc (First Class Honours) in Psychology, both from the University of Bath.
The Vaccine Optimism Effect: Why Vaccine News Might Reduce Social Distancing
Though a natural cause for celebration, news about successful COVID-19 vaccination rollouts may paradoxically reduce social distancing.