In an NBC5 interview about why people are not grasping the current number of pandemic deaths in Texas, which are at a peak of 10,000, Clinical Associate Professor Greta Davis discussed the psychology involved.
She explained the concepts of confirmation bias, cognitive dissonance, and people’s stress response to COVID-19.
Dr. Davis chairs the Department of Dispute Resolution and Counseling at SMU Simmons.
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Perspective on What 10,000 COVID-Related Deaths in Texas Looks Like