Skip to main content
Kent Academic Repository

Social and moral psychology of COVID-19 across 69 countries

Azevedo, Flavio, Pavlović, Tomislav, Rêgo, Gabriel G., Ay, F. Ceren, Gjoneska, Biljana, Etienne, Tom W., Ross, Robert M., Schönegger, Philipp, Riaño-Moreno, Julián C., Cichocka, Aleksandra, and others. (2023) Social and moral psychology of COVID-19 across 69 countries. Scientific Data, 10 . Article Number 272. E-ISSN 2052-4463. (doi:10.1038/s41597-023-02080-8) (KAR id:101541)

PDF Publisher pdf
Language: English

Download this file
[thumbnail of s41597-023-02080-8.pdf]
Request a format suitable for use with assistive technology e.g. a screenreader
PDF Author's Accepted Manuscript
Language: English

Restricted to Repository staff only
Contact us about this Publication
[thumbnail of Azevedo et al. Social & Moral Psychology of COVID-19 - AAM.pdf]
Official URL:


The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all domains of human life, including the economic and social fabric of societies. One of the central strategies for managing public health throughout the pandemic has been through persuasive messaging and collective behaviour change. To help scholars better understand the social and moral psychology behind public health behaviour, we present a dataset comprising of 51,404 individuals from 69 countries. This dataset was collected for the International Collaboration on Social & Moral Psychology of COVID-19 project (ICSMP COVID-19). This social science survey invited participants around the world to complete a series of moral and psychological measures and public health attitudes about COVID-19 during an early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic (between April and June 2020). The survey included seven broad categories of questions: COVID-19 beliefs and compliance behaviours; identity and social attitudes; ideology; health and well-being; moral beliefs and motivation; personality traits; and demographic variables. We report both raw and cleaned data, along with all survey materials, data visualisations, and psychometric evaluations of key variables.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1038/s41597-023-02080-8
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Funders: University of Kent (
Depositing User: Aleksandra Cichocka
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2023 12:06 UTC
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2024 10:41 UTC
Resource URI: (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)

University of Kent Author Information

  • Depositors only (login required):

Total unique views for this document in KAR since July 2020. For more details click on the image.