Results show that 45% feel scared about getting infected, but that some are following the rules much more closely than others.
Most people in the West are used to some form of solitude from time to time. But this is a fairly new normal.
Governments worldwide have put in place economic and tax relief measures to mitigate the impact on businesses and workers of drastic public health measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
Comparing death tolls between COVID-19 and the flu is the wrong way to gauge which disease is a bigger threat, according to researchers who study how people understand math.
The worst effects of social distancing will undoubtedly be felt by the young, the poor and the socially disadvantaged.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, online platforms might seem to be safer places to work and socialise, but online abuse is expected to rise – and women are at a higher risk.
We live in the time of the 'quantified self'. This means we're constantly under pressure to use technology to 'optimise' ourselves, and may be why many people view gaming as a 'waste of time'.
Instead of seeking to protect our health and stop the coronavirus epidemic by instituting totalitarian surveillance regimes, we should rather focus on empowering citizens.
The principle of distributive justice will be stretched to its limits if the outbreak in South Africa mimics that in other settings.
Just like their owners, many pet dogs are finding the current changes difficult – here's how you can help them.
History shows us that when police forces apply the rules unevenly, some groups are hit harder than others.
Prison life is about routine: each day like the one before; each week like the one before it, so that the months and years blend into each other.
As part of response to COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria has announced a lock down in three strategic states but this is going to be tough on the self employed and small scale entrepreneurs.
South Africa won't flatten the COVID-19 pandemic curve unless all citizens have the means to stay at home. But for many, it's either they stay at home and starving, or go out to make a living.
With wild boar in Barcelona and coyotes in San Francisco, the lockdown has transformed concrete jungles worldwide.
A lockdown by itself is not a magic wand for fighting coronavirus.
The fundamental change in how we are living will see criminals adapt and new targets emerging.
The clock is ticking: in the absence of government support, not being able to work means waste reclaimers don't have money to buy food.
New research shows Australian women living under new coronavirus regulations are in fear of their lives from abusive partners or former partners. Action must be taken now to stop it.
Lockdown should be nuanced to the South African context of overcrowded accommodation and high levels of domestic violence. Permitting cigarette purchases and exercise might assist.