Yoho Talk

Dealing with uncertainty in the era of COVID-19

Speaker: Dr. Kate Sweeny

Kate Sweeny is a Professor of Psychology and a Teresa & Byron Pollitt Endowed Term Chair at the University of California, Riverside. She received her PhD in social psychology at the University of Florida, where she initially developed her line of research on waiting and worry. She has now published nearly 100 papers on the psychology of uncertainty and related topics, and her work has been covered by the New York Times, the Washington Post, and NPR.

Dr. Sweeny will talk about:

  • Why uncertainty is stressful for most people?

  • How do people cope with uncertainty?

  • How should we cope with stressful uncertainty in a better way?

Date: Mar 10, 2021 (Wed)