This moment could be a portal into a world where caregiving responsibilities are divided more equally between partners, where we value care work for what it actually is—the backbone of our entire economy.
While some are heeding the advice of public health experts, not everyone is doing so. From spring breakers to governors, some feel the need to defy orders. This behavioral phenomenon could help explain why.
An open letter signed by hundreds of behavioural scientists from across the U.K. calls into question the British government’s decision not to enact social distancing measures.