Fergus Neville and Stephen Reicher

Fergus Nevilleis a lecturer in organisation studies in the School of Management at the University of St Andrews. Stephen Reicher is a professor of social psychology at the University of St Andrews.

Crowds and COVID: Excerpt from ‘Together Apart’

It is not surprising that in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, aside from infection fears, gatherings of people on beaches, public transport and in parks were met with concern and even alarm. Crowds are associated with trouble. But crowds can be both destructive and constructive forces.

3 years ago