A man wearing a mask crosses a road in Wuhan, the city at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, on February 24. Photo: ReutersA man wearing a mask crosses a road in Wuhan, the city at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, on February 24. Photo: Reuters
A man wearing a mask crosses a road in Wuhan, the city at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, on February 24. Photo: Reuters

Letters | Coronavirus crisis: lessons from moral psychology on why the blame game is the wrong way to go

  • Research has shown people are more likely to attribute intention and assign blame when things go wrong. However, the coronavirus outbreak is a ‘problem of many hands’ for which it is difficult to hold any individual or group responsible

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man wearing a mask crosses a road in Wuhan, the city at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, on February 24. Photo: ReutersA man wearing a mask crosses a road in Wuhan, the city at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, on February 24. Photo: Reuters
A man wearing a mask crosses a road in Wuhan, the city at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, on February 24. Photo: Reuters
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