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Revisiting Social Intelligence as Post-COVID Society Reopens

May 13, 2021

One in three Americans are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. With the danger of the coronavirus beginning to seem behind us, restrictions on social gatherings are slowly lifting. Exercising social intelligence can make get-togethers a little easier. […]

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Reviewing Sleep Science as COVID-Based Exhaustion Spreads

May 12, 2021

Stress causes exhaustion and affects our ability to get high-quality sleep. As we make our way through a stressful period, our energy is used up more quickly. When we do sleep, it’s seldom deep sleep. As society is stressed by COVID-19, getting our rest matters now more than ever. […]

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India’s COVID-19 Crisis Tests Public’s Confidence in Leadership

May 6, 2021

India’s second wave of COVID-19 belies its earlier claims of beating the virus. As recently as March, Indian officials had claimed the nation was in its final days of the pandemic, which no longer seems to be the case. Prime Minister Modi’s party now faces much criticism. […]

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As COVID-Related Depression Spikes in Teens, a Refresher of Terms

April 2, 2021

Depression levels in teens are the highest psychologists have ever seen. Without access to new experiences, peers, a normal social structure, or personal connections, teenagers are suffering stagnation that sometimes ends in suicide. Depression falls into two distinct categories: reactive and clinical. […]

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Reviewing Pandemic Prevention Amid Hong Kong’s Selective Quarantine

March 28, 2021

Basic quarantine wasn’t created until 25 years after the Black Death’s first wave. Florence is credited with creating the first “pesthouse” in 1377, where plague victims were isolated to either die or recover. Some say the Hong Kong government is taking quarantine too far. […]

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