The Behavioral Science of COVID-19
COURSE BY: Aline Holzwarth and Refind
TIME COMMITMENT: 10 minutes a day for 10 days
GREAT FOR: People who want to learn something new and are looking for a good, compact introduction.
When the world was hit with the global coronavirus pandemic, behavioral scientists worked quickly to understand what was going on in the minds of people all over the world and, more importantly, what they could do to help people behave in ways that serve the best interests of public health and their own well-being.
Aline Holzwarth is an applied behavioral scientist, specializing in digital health research and scientifically informed product design. Her training in psychology and business, and experience working in research and healthcare have given her the interdisciplinary lens necessary to appreciate the complexity of decision-making in the real world. Aline is Head of Behavioral Science at Pattern Health and Principal at Dan Ariely’s Center for Advanced Hindsight at Duke University.