Early thoughts on the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic (high-level musings)

A brief framing note: in the current emotionally charged context it’s probably wise to first articulate some framing thoughts and try to avoid potential misinterpretations. It’s clear that SARS-CoV-2 and the disease it causes are significant threats. It would be a grave error and immoral to ignore its effects on the health and lives of … [Read more…]

An embryonic field: knowledge psychology?

(UPDATE: I recently came across inquiry into “knowledge resistance” [e.g. link]; such inquiry is similar to aspects of what I discuss below).  There a lots of fields that fuse consideration of human psychology and other concerns. Examples include health psychology, educational psychology and economic psychology. Some are highly interdisciplinary and others might better be considered … [Read more…]