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The Nuance

How ‘Soft Fascination’ Helps Restore Your Tired Brain

Attention fatigue is a threat to your cognitive and mental health

Imagine shining a flashlight at a wall in a dark, empty room.

If you walk toward the wall, the light will contract. The closer you get to the wall, the smaller and more concentrated the beam of…

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Markham Heid

I’m a long-time contributor at TIME and other media orgs. I write mostly about health. I grew up in Michigan, but these days I live in southwest Germany.