The Covid-19 Pandemic and Decision-Making:
Information, Misinformation, and Scientific Certainty in Light of Emerging Evidence
Citizens are asked to judge information about COVID-19 and make crucial decisions regarding how to respond. However, pervasive misinformation and pseudoscience exist regarding COVID-19. This can lead to public distrust in science, and exacerbates the personal and societal decision-making that places all of society at greater risk.
These COVID-19 education materials promote both content understanding and foster trust in STEM professionals. Their knowledge plays a key role in improving personal and public decision-making regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and future pandemics.
SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: Background information
Covid-19 Pandemic and Decision-Making: Waiting for Scientific Certainty is a Fool's Game
Covid-19 Pandemic and the Fool's Errand of Pseudoscience-Based Decision-Making
Case Study: To Mask or Not to Mask, That is the Scientific Question