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Zoom fatigue is so EXHAUSTING and it's because they are too intimate

Zoom fatigue is so EXHAUSTING and it's because they are too intimate
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A scientist at Stanford University has a new theory for why Zoom fatigue is so EXHAUSTING and it's because they are too intimate.

Long stretches of direct eye gazing and close up faces triggers the parts of our brain that make us want to either FIGHT or MATE and it's stressful -  on Zoom, everyone is being stared at all the time

Some tips – lessen the intense audience of faces on your screen by getting rid of the “Brady Bunch” grid view and may shrink the Zoom window on your monitor.

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