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Hysteria and complex systems | Feld Thoughts

How do you think the coronavirus will impact things? In this Feld Thoughts article, the author delves into how Covid-19 has affected (and continues to affect) people and behavior and compares Covid-19 to a complex adaptive system. In this scenario, contagion, a key attribute, is seen negatively at multiple levels, such as biological and economical. Hysteria is the main level of negative contagion that the author discusses. Essentially, when people do not know the right answer, they become more agitated, “generating more conversations and potential actions.” Given the nature of complex systems, there is no immediate or right answer; therefore, the agitation and uncertainty continue.

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