“Psychology Today” (> 775,000 reads) COVID-19 Wearing a Face Mask Is Kind; Not Wearing One Endangers Others Misinformation about a virus can be deadly Hate can’t kill a virus. Please be kind to others You want to get a haircut? I want to not die of COVID-19 Don’t get hangry—Eat healthy food Staying home during a pandemic isn’t safe for everyone It is called the “COVID-19 virus,” not the “Chinese virus” “You can’t shoot a virus,” and guns won’t make you safer You can’t kill a virus by finger-pointing “Hangry” (Hungry + Angry) Don’t get hangry—Eat healthy food Anger Anger management: What works and what doesn’t Violence Stop calling protestors “violent” Reducing youth violence How violence spreads like a contagious disease Why violent shooting sprees can paralyze people with fear Violent Media Do violent video games increase aggression? Violent video games decrease self-control Why do people deny violent media effects? Media characters who use guns influence children to use guns Weapons “You can’t shoot a virus,” and guns won’t make you safer The tradeoffs of gun ownership The “weapons effect” Narcissism Thin-skinned narcissists become aggressive when criticized Death Penalty It’s time to kill the death penalty Climate Global warming can also increase aggression and violence Parenting Praise, like penicillin, must not be given haphazardly!