Many people who shielding during the coronavirus pandemic will need help to step forward and reclaim life.
June 12, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: psychology medical-care coronavirus-2020 self-isolation lockdown
How do you stay safe now that states are reopening? An expert explains how to assess risk when reconnecting with friends and family
The U.S. is slowly reopening, but the messages from governments are confusing. An expert offers guidance on many people's first priority -- connecting with loved ones.
May 18, 2020 • ~8 min
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Coronavirus quarantine could provide lessons for future space travel on how regular people weather isolation
Understanding isolation's effects on regular people, rather than those certified to have 'the right stuff,' will help prepare us for the future, whether another pandemic or interplanetary space travel.
April 20, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: psychology mars isolation self-isolation space-exploration relationships space-travel sociology gender-roles space-mission group-dynamics group-behaviour team-work domestic-duties
Though quarantine isn't an ideal situation, it might offer us a chance to catch up on some much needed sleep.
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Domestic gardens offer an oases for urban wildlife, and are a sight for sore eyes during lockdown.
April 7, 2020 • ~7 min
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Cooped up with a partner and nowhere to go to break it up? Coronavirus social distancing... or another day in retirement? Research on older couples holds tips for everyone else on how to deal.
April 6, 2020 • ~7 min
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How does a family of five with different priorities and attention spans get work done and still have fun in the same small space?
March 20, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus parenting work-life-balance remote-working telecommuting self-isolation
Physically isolating yourself can feel psychologically isolating too. But there are ways to maintain connections in these crazy coronavirus times.
March 16, 2020 • ~9 min
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Top tips for staying mentally well in a time of this pandemic.
March 16, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: mental-health covid-19 coronavirus isolation loneliness self-isolation
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