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Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI September 28, 2020

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From the office to the outdoors, read what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology on this ICYMI roundup.

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Maintaining Close Relationships During a Pandemic

Stressful times, feelings of uncertainty, and physical confinement can create conflict and tension in close relationships.

COVID-19 and a Hope for Unity

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Could COVID-19 be like the extra-terrestrials in alien-invasion movies—a precursor of hope?

Coping with the Stress of COVID-19

Feeling a lot of stress lately? There are simple ways to physically, mentally, and emotionally manage stress.

Resources for Members: Remote Teaching, Coping, and More

To support our members and the community, SPSP is providing a list of resources for teaching and coping during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Psychology of Coronavirus

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Could coronavirus inspire prejudice toward Asian Americans? Perhaps our behavioral immune system is to blame.

Dealing with Uncertainty

Uncertain times can distort our way of thinking and our behavior towards others. But there are healthy ways to cope with the ensuing anxiety.

Easing the Social Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Older People

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Many seniors feel isolated and vulnerable in their daily lives. A pandemic that further separates them from their loved ones can have a detrimental effect.

Update on COVID-19 and the 2020 SPSP Annual Convention

It’s hard to believe we were in New Orleans for SPSP 2020. Since that time, the landscape of our society has shifted dramatically.

Work/Life Adjustments in the Age of COVID-19

Teaching online, remote work, homeschooling—our personal and professional lives have been altered in unfamiliar ways. The Early Career Committee has compiled some tips and resources to help ease the transition.