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‘Zoom fatigue’ is taxing the brain. Here's why that happens.

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Zoom fatigue

2020 has thrust people into a regular virtual space.

This unofficial social experiment confirms that virtual interactions can take its toll on the brain, commonly known as Zoom fatigue. This exhaustion also applies to Google Hangout, Skype, FaceTime, or any other video-calling interfac...

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  • A typical video call demands more intense focus on the words, as most other body language cues are missing. If somebody is really dependent on those non-verbal cues, it can be very draining not to have them.
  • Multi-person screens magnify this exhausting problem, as it challenges th...

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For those who have neurological difficulty with in-person communication, such as those with autism, the shift to video calls has been positive.

Video calls lead to fewer people talking and less filler conversation, which relieves tension and anxiety felt by autistic individuals.

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Once people learn to navigate the mental overload video chatting can cause, Zoom fatigue can be reduced.

  • If you're feeling over-stimulated, turn off your camera. Save your energy for when you want to perceive the few non-verbal cues available.
  • If the meeting can be done ...

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