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.
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:
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.
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.
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