PSYCH545

Special Topic: Psychological Science and the Next Pandemic

Psychological Science could have helped societies predict and address problems arising from the COVID-19 pandemic: conspiracy theories; the spread of misinformation; vaccine hesitancy; failures to remember contacts or to scan a QR code; rates of PTSD or “PreTSD,” which arises when people imagine traumatic events in their future. What created these sorts of problems, and what can we do better next time? In this course, we will investigate what the research shows, and what we still need to know so that our field is best positioned to address future global health crises.

Psychological Science could have helped societies predict and address problems arising from the COVID-19 pandemic: conspiracy theories; the spread of misinformation; vaccine hesitancy; failures to remember contacts or to scan a QR code; rates of PTSD or “PreTSD,” which arises when people imagine traumatic events in their future. What created these sorts of problems, and what can we do better next time? In this course, we will investigate what the research shows, and what we still need to know so that our field is best positioned to address future global health crises.

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Prerequisite(s): PSYCH322, PSYCH203 or similar with permission of the instructor.
Internal assessment / examination: 100:0
Restriction(s): PSYC545

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
22A (HAM)A Trimester : 7 Mar 2022 - 3 Jul 2022 Hamilton

Timetabled Lectures for Special Topic: Psychological Science and the Next Pandemic (PSYCH545)

DayStartEndRoomDates
Thu9:00 AM11:00 AMK.B.01Mar 7 - Jun 12

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Indicative Fees for Special Topic: Psychological Science and the Next Pandemic (PSYCH545)

Occurrence Domestic International
 Tuition Resource 
22A (HAM) $1081 $4723
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Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Psychology

Paper details current as of : 20 October 2021 9:21am
Indicative fees current as of : 21 October 2021 4:32am

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