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[life] What the Pandemic Is Doing to Our Brains … How’s your pandemic brain coping? ‘Prolonged boredom is, somewhat paradoxically, hugely stressful, Franklin said. Our brains hate it. “What’s very clear in the literature is that environmental enrichment—being outside of your home, bumping into people, commuting, all of these changes that we are collectively being deprived of—is very associated with synaptic plasticity,” the brain’s inherent ability to generate new connections and learn new things, she said.’

“Prolonged boredom is, somewhat paradoxically, hugely stressful…”

This entry was posted on Thursday, March 11th, 2021 at 11:45 am and is filed under Coronavirus, Life.

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