Face Masks Are Alleviating Social Anxiety

People are reporting that wearing masks make them feel less anxious and more confident

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When your face is shielded by a mask, rendering your expressions, mannerisms, and even identity insignificant, everyday social tasks become exponentially less anxiety-inducing.

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