How To Handle Evolving Social Interactions During The COVID-19 Pandemic
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A pedestrian wearing a mask walks in front of a billboard displaying California flags in San Francisco, Thursday, April 30, 2020, during the coronavirus outbreak.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
The coronavirus pandemic has altered how we interact and relate to one another. New standards for social etiquette are being set in real-time as we hide our faces behind masks and move away when someone gets too close for social distancing comfort. Today on Insight, social interaction amid the pandemic and how to handle the uncomfortable moments.
- Research associate at the Public Policy Institute of California, Alyssa Dykman, on public opinion regarding masks and other COVID-19 safety protocols
- Civility and etiquette consultant, Rosalinda Randall, navigates negotiating COVID-19 society
- Senior Program Manager of the Center for Community Cohesion at the National Conflict Resolution Center, Katheryn Shade, discusses how to navigate constructive confrontation
- Professor of law and psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, Tess Wilkinson-Ryan, explains insinuation anxiety amid the pandemic
- Associate Clinical Professor at the UC Davis Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, Dr. Jann Murray-García, talks about race-related conflict resolution
- Professor of psychology at UC Davis, Jeffrey Sherman, on social interaction and conflict in communities of color