The spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant has changed the speed of our pandemic problem-solving.
In some parts of the country, new rules, new callouts and new restrictions are being released several times a week.
So, is it any wonder that we’re dealing with exposure to information overload?
We examine the impact on our behaviour when we’re asked to be so responsive, and what changes in the source, style and delivery of the messaging could do to ease the load.
Professor Jolanda Jetten, Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Queensland
Mohammad Al-Khafaji, Chief Executive of the Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia
Dr Jessica Kaufman, research fellow in the Vaccine Uptake Group at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, editor and author with the Cochrane Consumers and Communication review group