Even with more infectious strains of COVID-19 circulating, there's little sense of alarm. Are we miscalibrated on the risks?
Dr. Mitesh Patel on Nudging, Tech, and Health Care
The head of the Penn Medicine Nudge Unit tells us about nudges in health care, implementing behavioral interventions at scale, and more.
Why It’s So Hard to Choose Who Gets the COVID-19 Vaccinations First
When we debate who should get COVID-19 vaccinations first, it's not always clear what we mean by "should."
“Tell Me More”: Vaccines and the Illusion of Knowledge
To persuade the vaccine-hesitant, try simply asking them to explain how vaccines work.
Why COVID-19 Messaging Should Focus on Policy Successes, Not Fear
Messaging about the COVID-19 pandemic has often relied on stoking fear to encourage social distancing. But how effective is this strategy?