Designing Safer Streets. Prof. Helweg-Larsen appears on The Pulse on WHYY, Philadelphia’s NPR member station, where she discusses the psychology of the so-called “zipper merge.” The Pulse also airs on select NPR member stations across the country. The story featuring her expertise begins at 26 minutes into the podcast, and she weighs in at approximately 34:14. October 14, 2022.
First come, first served: There is an art and etiquette of queues. Live interview on The Colin McEnroe Show, Connecticut Public Radio, September 22, 2022. Prof. Helweg-Larsen’s part about social norms in queuing and the zipper merge begins at 8:12.
Revisiting the Optimistic Bias at this point in the pandemic. Live interview on Wisconsin Public Radio, January 4, 2021.
“Why Americans could use more community spirit”. Interviewed on Danish National Radio, DR P1 Morgen [in Danish], Dec 19. 2020. [link only works from Denmark]
Here’s why some are too optimistic about the pandemic. Interview on NPR Marketplace, October 15, 2020.
How Danes use ‘Pyt’ during corona, what makes them happy, and what can we learn from that. Interview on BBC Radio Scotland, begins at 1:35, October 1, 2020.
Psychology And Coronavirus: How Our ‘Optimistic Bias’ May Be Affecting Our Response. Live interview with Wisconsin Public Radio, April 6, 2020.
Why do some people see themselves as less susceptible to risk than others? Live interview on WITF SmartTalk (32:12 – end), March 30, 2020.
”Exporting the word Pyt” [Pyt som eksportvare]. Live Radio interview in Danish Kulturen på P1, June 6, 2019.
“Remember to say pyt” [Husk at sige pyt med Marie Helweg-Larsen]. Radio interview in Danish with Radio Nova, March 19, 2019.
“Want To Be Happier? Try A Little Hygge.” Radio interview Wisconsin Public Radio, April 10, 2018.
“Why we need more hygge.” Radio interview BYU Radio, March 29, 2018.
“Why Danes are happy.” Radio interview CJAD 800 Radio, March 27, 2018.
“Hygge and happy.” Radio interview WNHN-FM’s The Attitudein Concord, NH. (begins at 11:50), March 21, 2018.
“Our scientists in action.” WDCV 88.3 FM radio interview, May 4, 2005.
“Teaching 9-11.” WDCV 88.3 FM radio interview, September 24, 2002.