Maybe you’re not quite feeling ready to get back out there.
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Ready to party post-pandemic, but at the same time feeling shy? Here’s how social isolation affects the brain – and what research suggests about the effects of resocialization.
Isolation and other pandemic stresses can harm pregnant women’s mental health, with effects on their babies too.
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Pregnant women's experiences can affect their babies' health, even into adulthood. Researchers know societywide stresses can lead to these long-term consequences – and the pandemic likely fits the bill.
Waiting their turn, while masked and keeping a distance.
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A social scientist argues that in the absence of strong government action, people took it upon themselves to work out conduct to stem the spread of virus.
It’s tempting to take a break from pandemic precautions.
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It’s draining and depressing to stay on high alert month after month after month. Understanding pandemic fatigue better might help you strengthen your resolve.
It’s hard to read or decipher body language and microexpressions through a smartphone screen.
As social distancing continues, we’ve increasingly incorporated online and digital communications into our social life. But these technologies can’t compensate for body language or touch.
Social distancing is challenging couples in an unprecedented way.
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When you’re stuck at home during social distancing, it’s only natural to feel on edge at times. So how do you listen to a loved one who’s on edge, too?