• Here's What Will Actually Convince People to Get Vaccinated

    20 days ago - By Time

    One of evolution's cleverest tricks was giving us a sense of shame. It's a miserable feeling-low, humbling, publicly discomfiting-but it's supposed to be: if you do something lousy you ought to feel something lousy, so you don't do it again.
    In theory, when so many of the strategies for beating the COVID-19 pandemic depend on abiding by social distancing and other rules, shaming people who don't ought to be a powerful way to bring us back in line. But increasingly, experts believe, the opposite is true. “The thinking has been that the more you shame people the more they will obey,” says...
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