COVID-19 could push us toward better science


Alona Fyshe and Janet F. Werker recently published an article in the Globe and Mail on the upside of conducting psychology studies online during the pandemic.

The global pandemic affected our daily lives and our plans for in-person research. Moving psychology studies from in-person to online may create challenges. However, as Alona Fyshe and Janet F. Werker recently shared, there are many benefits. For example, our creative skills improve, we create stronger research questions, and we have access to larger and more diverse samples. Pushing through the constraints that the pandemic created on in-person research is helping us to create “better science”.

You can read their full article on the Globe and Mail or Royal Society of Canada.