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Your Poor Pandemic Brain

The Pandemic Changed You. It Also Changed Your Brain.

The toll a year of loneliness, stress, fear, trauma, and loss takes on the structure and function of the brain

Animation: Carolyn Figel for Elemental

Sandro Galea, MD, is a physician and epidemiologist who knows trauma: He has studied people’s mental health in the…

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Dana G Smith

Dana G Smith

Health and science writer • PhD in 🧠 • Words in Scientific American, STAT, The Atlantic, The Guardian • Award-winning Covid-19 coverage for Elemental