Is COVID-19 information overload causing bottlenecks in our community response?

23 August 2021

Professor Jolanda Jetten from UQ's School of Psychology joined ABC Life Matters to discuss how the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant has changed the speed of our pandemic problem-solving. 

In some parts of the country, new rules, new callouts and new restrictions are being released several times a week.

So, is it any wonder that we're dealing with exposure to information overload?

The episode examines the impact on our behaviour when we're asked to be so responsive, and what changes in the source, style and delivery of the messaging could do to ease the load.

Listen to the interview