COVID-19 Risk Perception Risk Communication and Behavioral Intentions
Joslyn, S., Savelli, S., Duarte, H., et al. (2021). COVID-19: Risk Perception, Risk Communication, and Behavioral Intentions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 27(4):599-620.
This study describes the public’s willingness to engage in behaviors protective against COVID-19, including mask-wearing and social distancing. The authors examine participants’ willingness to comply with government recommendations depending on their age, political affiliation, and risk perceptions.