[Below is the original script. But a few changes may have been made during the recording of this audio podcast.]
We’re in the middle of storm season in the U.S. bookended between spring tornadoes and summer hurricanes. And this is a special two-part 60-Second Psych on the surprising ways humans react to and deal with severe weather.
This past month I was embedded with the tornado-chasing scientists of VORTEX2 and I caught up with Jaqui Wilmshurst, a PhD student in the psychology department at the University of Sheffield, who was also traveling alongside the meteorologists, exploring human behavior in severe weather.
[The complete transcript of this special episode will be posted within the week.]