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Supporting you through COVID-19

Psychology Covid-19 support

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to support all lecturers and students. To do this, we have put together a collection of free chapters and resources from leading psychology textbooks that discuss topics from wellbeing to immunization and behavioural psychology. We hope these chapters will be useful for you and help you feel fully prepared while exploring psychology in our changing environment. 

 

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Wellbeing

It is easy to feel overwhelmed in moments of uncertainty, but we must remember to prioritise our own well-being. Here are some chapters on resilience, mindfulness and ways to keep a healthy work-life balance:

 

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Data and Statistics

Many aspects of life have had to go online, including how we retrieve data and analyse statistics. Below are some free chapters discussing electronic surveys and research through online platforms like social media. 

 

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Infection and Control

With new preventative methods and vaccines in discussions, here are some supportive resources about immunity in the midst of a pandemic and how psychology interacts with health. 

 

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Behaviour

How as a society have we reacted to the changes that have taken place over the last few months? Here are some chapters on how our attitudes influence our behaviour and how this can have a significant effect on others.

 

Together Apart

Tips, best practices, and advice from experts

Addressing the psychology of ‘Together Apart’: Free Book Download

Together Apart: The Psychology of COVID-19 (Jetten et al. 2020), examines the psychology surrounding the current pandemic. Written by leading social psychologists involved with advising governments on COVID-19, it provides an analysis of the psychology of COVID-19 to help us better understand and respond to current events shaping the world.

Given the importance of its subject matter, SAGE has made an early draft of the book available for free on Social Science Space. Read more and download a copy of Together Apart