ICSMP Papers

Van Bavel, J. J., Cichocka, A., Capraro, V., Sjåstad, H., Nezlek, J. B., Alfano, M., Gelfand, M. J., Azevedo, F. … Boggio, P. S. (2022). National identity predicts public health support during a global pandemic. Nature Communications, 13(517). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-27668-9. [preprint, supplementary materials].

Azevedo, F., Pavlović, T., Rêgo, G. G. d., Ay, F. C., Gjoneska, B., Etienne, T., … Sampaio, W. M. (2022, May 18). Social and moral psychology of COVID-19 across 69 countries. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/a3562. [Supplementary materials]. (for a non-APA style format, see the preprint page at the bottom-right search box)

Pavlović, T., Azevedo, F., De, K., Maglić, M., Donnelly Kehoe, P. A., Payán-Gómez, C., … van Bavel, J. J. (2022). Predicting attitudinal and behavioral responses to COVID-19 pandemic using machine learning. PNAS Nexus. [accepted]

Papers using ICSMP data

  • Cichocka, A., Sengupta, N., Cislak, A., Gronfeldt, B., Azevedo, F., & Boggio, P. S. (2022). Globalization is associated with lower levels of national narcissism: Evidence from 56 countries. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 19485506221103326. https://doi.org/10.1177/194855062211033

  • Maglić, M., Pavlović, T., & Franc, R. (2021). Analytic Thinking and Political Orientation in the Corona Crisis. Frontiers in psychology, 2711. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.631800

  • Estrella Gualda, Andre Krouwel, Marisol Palacios-Gálvez, Elena Morales-Marente, Iván Rodríguez-Pascual and E. Begoña García-Navarro (2021). Social Distancing and COVID-19: Factors Associated With Compliance With Social Distancing Norms in Spain. Frontiers of Psychololgy. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.727225 https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.727225/full

  • Cutler, J., Nitschke, J.P., Lamm, C. et al. Older adults across the globe exhibit increased prosocial behavior but also greater in-group preferences. Nat Aging 1, 880–888 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s43587-021-00118-3

  • McHugh, C., Griffin, S. M., McGrath, M. J., Rhee, J. J., Maher, P. M., McCashin, D., Roth, J., (2022) Moral Identity predicts Adherence to COVID-19 Mitigation Procedures depending on Political Ideology: A Comparison between USA and New Zealand. Political Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1111/pops.12838

  • Gkinopoulos T, Truelsen Elbæk C, Mitkidis P (2022) Morality in the echo chamber: The relationship between belief in COVID-19 conspiracy theories and public health support and the mediating role of moral identity and morality-as-cooperation across 67 countries. PLoS ONE 17(9): e0273172. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0273172

  • Bonetto, E., Delouvée, S., Mahfud, Y., & Adam-Troian, J. (2022). National identification, a social cure for COVID-19? Evidence from 67 countries. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 68(5), 1116-1126. https://doi.org/10.1177/00207640211020036

  • Sternisko, A., Cichocka, A., Cislak, A., & Van Bavel, J. J. (2021). National narcissism predicts the belief in and the dissemination of conspiracy theories during the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence from 56 countries. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 01461672211054947. https://doi.org/10.1177/01461672211054947

  • Pan, Y., Vieira, J.B., Pärnamets, P., Jangard, S., Cheng, X., Zhang, Y., & Olsson, A. (2022). Psychological well-being is associated with prosociality during the COVID-19 pandemic: A comparison of Swedish and Chinese samples. Emotion. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0001121.


  1. Bavel, J.J.V., Baicker, K., Boggio, P.S. et al. Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response. Nat Hum Behav 4, 460–471 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-020-0884-z

  2. Király O., Potenza MN., Stein D.J., King D.L., Hodgins D.C., Sounders JB, Griffiths MD, Gjoneska B, Billieux J, Brand M…Demetrovics Z. (2020). Preventing problematic internet use during the COVID-19 pandemic: Consensus guidance. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 100: 152180. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comppsych.2020.152180 LINK: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010440X20300225

  3. Chalise HN, Dhungana HN (2020). Fears of COVID-19 catastrophe as Nepal reports death from new Coronavirus. J Phys Med Rehabil Disabil 6: 047. DOI: 10.24966/PMRD-8670/100047 Link: https://www.heraldopenaccess.us/openaccess/fears-of-covid-19-catastrophe-as-nepal-reports-death-from-new-coronavirus

  4. Chalise HN (2020). South Asia is more vulnerable to COVID-19 pandemic. Arch Psychiatr Ment Health. 2020; 4: 046-047. DOI: 10.29328/journal.apmh.1001018 Link: https://www.heighpubs.org/hjcap/apmh-aid1018.php

  5. Jørgensen, F. J., Bor, A., & Petersen, M. (2020, May 19). Compliance Without Fear: Predictors of Protective Behavior During the First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/uzwgf

  6. Marinthe, G., Brown, G., Delouvée, S., & Jolley, D. (2020). Looking out for Myself: Exploring the Relationship Between Conspiracy Mentality, Perceived Personal Risk and COVID-19 Prevention Measures. British Journal of Health Psychology, in press. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/cm9st

  7. Bertin, P., Nera, K., & Delouvée, S. (2020, May 22). Conspiracy Beliefs, Chloroquine, and the Rejection of Vaccination: A Conceptual Replication-Extension in the COVID-19 Pandemic Context. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/rz78k

  8. Martinez-Brawley, E. & Gualda, E. (2020). Transnational Social Implications of the Use of the “War metaphor” Concerning Coronavirus: A Birds’ Eye View. Culture e Studi del Sociale. Vol 5 No 1, 259-272 http://rabida.uhu.es/dspace/handle/10272/18150., http://www.cussoc.it/index.php/journal/article/view/133

  9. Cerami C, Santi GC, Galandra C, Dodich A, Cappa SF, Vecchi T and Crespi C (2020) Covid-19 Outbreak In Italy: Are We Ready for the Psychosocial and the Economic Crisis? Baseline Findings From the PsyCovid Study. Front. Psychiatry 11:556. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00556

  10. Galandra C., Cerami C., Santi GC., Dodich A., Cappa S., Vecchi T., Crespi C. (2020) Covid-19 in mind: how job loss and health threatening events modulate risk-taking behaviours in real-life contexts. 10.31234/osf.io/5n942

  11. Dezecache, G., Frith, C. D., & Deroy, O. (2020). Pandemics and the great evolutionary mismatch. Current Biology, 30(10), R417-R419. https://www.cell.com/current-biology/pdf/S0960-9822(20)30490-5.pdf

  12. Nitschke, J. P., Forbes, P., Ali, N., Cutler, J., Apps, M. A. J., Lockwood, P., & Lamm, C. (2020, June 15). Resilience During Uncertainty. Greater Social Connectedness During COVID-19 Lockdown is Associated with Reduced Distress and Fatigue. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/9ehm7

  13. Anja C. Feneberg, Paul Forbes, Claus Lamm, Urs Nater, Ekaterina Pronizius, Giorgia Silani, Ana Stijovic. The COVID-19 crisis, stress, mood, and behaviour: an ecological momentary assessment study. https://osf.io/rzqn6/

  14. Puthillam, A. Too WEIRD, Too Fast: Preprints about COVID-19 in the Psychological Sciences. https://psyarxiv.com/5w7du/

  15. Bilancini, E., Boncinelli, L., Capraro, V., Celadin, T., & Di Paolo, R. (2020). The effect of norm-based messages on reading and understanding COVID-19 pandemic response governmental rules. Journal of Behavioral Economics for Policy, 4, 45-55.

  16. Capraro, V., & Barcelo, H. (2020). The effect of messaging and gender on intentions to wear a face covering to slow down COVID-19 transmission. https://psyarxiv.com/tg7vz

  17. Capraro, V., & Barcelo, H. (2020). Priming reasoning increases intentions to wear a face covering to slow down COVID-19 transmission. https://psyarxiv.com/wtcqy/

  18. Chalise HN (2020). COVID-19 situation and challenges of Nepal. Asia Pac J Public Health, 1-2. DOI: 10.1177/1010539520932709

  19. Chalise HN and Rosenberg E. COVID-19 and the Elderly: Why Does the Immune System Matter?. J Inf Dis Trav Med 2020, 4(S1): 000S1-003. DOI: 10.23880/jidtm-16000S1-003 Chalise HN and Rosenberg E. Covid-19 and the Elderly: Why Does the Immune System Matter?. J Inf Dis Trav Med 2020, 4(S1): 000S1-

  20. Rothmund, T., Farkhari, F., Azevedo, F., & Ziemer, C. (2020, July 13). Scientific Trust, Risk Assessment, and Conspiracy Beliefs about COVID-19 - Four Patterns of Consensus and Disagreement between Scientific Experts and the German Public. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/4nzuy

  21. Gruber, J., Prinstein, M.J., Clark, L.A., Rottenberg, J., Abramowitz, J.S., Albano, A.M., Aldao, A., Borelli, J.L., Chung, T., Davila, J., Forbes, E.E., Gee, D. G., Hall, G.C.N., Hallion, L.S., Hinshaw, S.P., Hofmann, S.G., Hollon, S.D., Joormann, J., Kazdin, A.E., Klein, D.N., La Greca, A.M., Levenson, R.W., MacDonald, A.W., McKay, D., McLaughlin, K.A., Mendle, J., Miller, A.B., Neblett, E.W., Nock, M.K., Olatunji, B.O., Persons, J.B., Rozek, D.C., Schleider, J.L., Slavich, G.M., Teachman, B.A., Vine, V.J., Weinstock, L.M. (in press). Mental health and clinical psychological science in the time of COVID-19: Challenges, opportunities, and a call to action. American Psychologist. https://psyarxiv.com/desg9

  22. Alper, S., Bayrak, F. & Yilmaz, O. (2020). Psychological correlates of COVID-19 conspiracy beliefs and preventive measures: Evidence from Turkey. Current Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-020-00903-0.

  23. Cerami, C., Canevelli, M., Santi, G.C., Galandra, C., Dodich, A., Cappa, S.F., Vecchi, T., Crespi, C. (2020) Identifying frail populations for disease risk prediction and intervention planning in the Covid-19 era: a focus on social isolation and psychosocial vulnerability.10.31234/osf.io/fpvkr

  24. Vieira, J.B., Pierzchajlo, S., Jangard, S., Marsh, A., & Olsson, A. (2020, July 24). Acute defensive emotions predict increased everyday altruism during the COVID-19 pandemic. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/n3t5c


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