Category Archives: Coronavirus

How Can We Cooperate When the Pandemic Is Driving Us Apart?

Right now, our society is being tested on our ability to cooperate. To fight the novel coronavirus pandemic, we need to be able to act as one body and do what we can to stop the virus’s spread and prevent … Continue reading

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Reaching out to isolated older adults is essential during coronavirus

Older adults always need social connection, but they need it now more than ever. The novel coronavirus brings with it unprecedented fear and uncertainty. Vulnerable seniors need help. With face-to-face encounters discouraged, our society must develop creative strategies to help … Continue reading

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Social distancing comes with social side effects – how to stay connected

To fight the spread of coronavirus, government officials have asked Americans to swallow a hard pill: Stay away from each other. In times of societal stress, such a demand runs counter to what evolution has hard-wired people to do: Seek … Continue reading

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‘Students Are Lonely:’ What Happens When Coronavirus Forces Schools Online

‘Students Are Lonely’ In addition to their remote jobs, the Shawvers also spend their days caring for their two young children. They say that has given them a unique perspective about the demands placed on other parents in a similar … Continue reading

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