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Research, support, and guidance related to the Corona Pandemic by the WWU-department of Psychology

Current (international) contributions related to the Corona Panemic can be found below

Running reserach


The list provides an overview on the current running international studies and activities. Feel free to participate!

Work & Economics

  • Interview study on drastic changes of the work process due to the Corona Pandemic
    // Link will be updated soon...
    Lea Müller, Guido Hertel, Christoph Nohe, Meinald Thielsch
  • Review on the challenges and opportunities of the Corona Pandemic for Economic Psychology:
    Rudolph, C. W., Allan, B., Clark, M., Hertel, G., Hirschi, A., Kunze, F., Shockley, K., Shoss, M., Sonnentag, S., & Zacher, H. (2021). Pandemics: Implications for Research and Practice in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 14(1-2), 1-35.
    // go to article
    Guido Hertel

Education, family & society

  • special issue:
    Jucks, R., & Hendriks, F. (2021). Introduction: Language and Communication Related to COVID-19. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 40(5–6), 540–545.
    // go to article
    Regina Jucks & Friederike Hendriks

  • Experimental Studies:
    Janssen, I., Hendriks, F., & Jucks, R. (2021). Face Masks Might Protect You From COVID-19: The Communication of Scientific Uncertainty by Scientists Versus Politicians in the Context of Policy in the Making. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 40(5–6), 602–626.
    // go to article
    Hendriks, F., Janssen, I., & Jucks, R. (accepted). Balance as credibility? How presenting one- vs. two-sided messages affects ratings of scientists’ and politicians’ trustworthiness. Journal of Health Communication.
    // Link will be updated soon...
    Inse Janssen, Friederike Hendriks & Regina Jucks

  • Online-survey: "The Pandemic Project: The study of people during COVID-19"
    // participate
    Katharina Salo, Lisanne Pauw & Anne Milek
  • Call for Papers! Special Issue: "Stay safe and stay at home! Research on language and communication related to Corona"
    Regina Jucks, Friederike Hendriks
  • Study to COVID-19 specific conspiracy stories (Partners: Mainz - London)
    // ask for more information
    Jens Hellman

Data analysis

  • Estimating the undetected infections in the Covid-19 outbreak by harnessing capture-recapture methods
    // go to article
    Heinz Holling


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