Cody Kommers

Lab Lockdown #3: Steve Rathje

Lab Lockdown #3: Steve Rathje

Steve is a PhD student in social psychology at Cambridge. He recently published an article on Psychology Today about the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic from the perspective of social psychology. I thought it touched on a lot of great points, and so I wanted to have him on the show to go into it a bit deeper. We also talked about adjusting work expectations to match our new mode of cooped-up existence, the implications of the pandemic for the theatre industry, whether the "War on a Hidden Enemy" metaphor lands from a psychology perspective, and what's going to be different once we're on the other side of this thing. As always you can connect with me through Twitter @codykommers and through my newsletter, which you can find at codykommers.com/newsletter. You can connect with Steve on Twitter @SteveRathje Steve's article: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/words-matter/202003/will-the-coronavirus-bring-us-together-or-push-us-apart

Duration: 38 min

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