Popular Press

Discover Magazine, October 16, 2020: How to Safely Visit Family This Holiday Season

The Center for Child & Family Well-Being, October 14, 2020: From Ally to Antiracist Using Psychological Science and Mindfulness to Cultivate Growth and Action

NPR, October 13, 2020: Anxiety, Depression Increased During Pandemic. Why Not Loneliness?

The BMJ, October 2, 2020: Covid-19: People Are Gathering Again, but Can Crowds Be Made Safe?

The Conversation, September 24, 2020: Microaggressions Aren’t Just Innocent Blunders – New Research Links Them with Racial Bias

The Seattle Met: The Future of Social Lives: Could Covid-19 Melt the Seattle Freeze?

The Heart Beat with Lisa Henderson: Connect with Others to Boost Your Health / Interview with Jonathan Kanter, PhD

NPR, July 15, 2020: Loneliness Hasn't Increased Despite Pandemic, Research Finds. What helped?

Kiro Radio, June 21, 2020: UW Study Looks at the Long-term Mental Health Toll of Lockdowns

Everyday Health, May 28, 2020: What Science Tells Us Will Help Us Thrive During Stressful Times

The Seattle Times: Pandemic Lays Bare the Everyday Stressors, Inequities of Marginalized Communities

Mashable, May 3, 2020: Closer in Quarantine: How Some Friends and Families are Actually Connecting More in Isolation

Crosscut, April 30, 2020: Social Isolation Challenges Seattle’s ‘Resilient’ Mental Health

Nikkei, April 29, 2020: New York voices: Virus-wracked City Split on Safety Versus Liberty

KIRO Radio, April 17, 2020: UW Study Shows Most Are Coping, Adapting to New Normal During Crisis

Seattle Met, April 17, 2020: Why You Shouldn't Give Up on Virutal Happy Hours

Geek Wire, April 13, 2020: Univ. of Washington and SurveySignal Study How Tips Help Us Cope with COVID-19

KIRO Nights, April 15, 2020: The UW's Jonathan Kanter 

National Geographic, April 15, 2020: Psychologists are Watching How We Cope with Social Distancing

The Convseration, April 1, 2020: COVID-19 Could Lead to an Epidemic of Clinical Depression, and the Health Care System Isn't Ready for That, Either

KQED, March 31, 2020: With Shelter in Place Extended to May 1, How are Californians Coping? 

STAT, March 28, 2020: In A Time of Distancing Due to Coronavirus, the Health Threat of Lonliness Looms

Crosscut, March 26, 2020: Social Distancing is Hard, Especially for People Living with Addiction and Mental Illness

High Country News, March 25, 2020: Support Groups Grapple with Social Distance and Isolation

The Seattle Times, March 23, 2020: ‘We’re in this human experiment’: UW Researchers Study Effects of Coronavirus Social Isolation

BBC, March 22, 2020: Interview with Dr. Jonathan Kanter on the Effects of Social Isolation

Huff Post, March 18, 2020: Panic Attacks And Night Terrors: The Mental Health Toll Of Coronavirus

WBUR, March 18, 2020: How To Stay Resilient And Mentally Healthy During The Coronavirus Outbreak

The Conversation, March 16, 2020: Social Distancing Comes with Social Side Effects - Here's How to Stay Connected

The New York Times, March 16, 2020: Wondering About Social Distancing?

UW News, March 12, 2020: Staying Connected - At a Distance

Mic.com, March 11, 2020: The Emotional Toll of Social Distancing 

Seattle Times', December 20, 2018Liberals and Conservatives Made Peace at UW — But Rush Limbaugh Wasn’t Buying It. 

KUOW, September 21, 2017: Before Touching a Black Person’s Hair, Ask Yourself: Am I Being Racist?

KING 5 News, September 13, 2017: Evening News Story on Microaggressions

Inside Higher Education, September 5, 2017Insensitive or Racist? Study Finds that Students who Deliver Microaggressions Are Also Likely to Harbor Racist Attitudes 

Springer, August 31, 2017Racism on College Campuses is Rooted in the Small Things People Say and Do

Center Director Jonathan Kanter and Center Affiliated Scientist Dan Rosen have written a series of linked articles on Psychology Today.  The main article, published August 10, 2016, is called What Well-Intentioned White People Can Do About Racism
The other linked articles can be found below:
August 13, 2016Accepting Difficult Emotions Around Racism.   
August 15, 2016Learning the New Language of Racism
August 16, 2016Exploring Our Own Biases and Stereotypes.
August 18, 2016Anti-racist Action and Becoming Part of the Solution
August 20, 2016Connecting: Forging real relationships with people of color

Center Director Jonathan Kanter was featured in two popular media news articles about police brutality against black men:
PBS Newshour, October 6, 2016Column: White People Don’t Understand the Trauma of Viral Police-Killing Videos
The Christian Science Monitor, October 13, 2016Police Shootings and Social Media: Why Some Black People Believe No One Cares