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The Nuance

This Is Why You Can’t Remember Yesterday

Science explains why time is so disorienting and mind-numbing these days

Illustration: Kieran Blakey

If the thousands of tweets referencing the movie Groundhog Day are any indication, those Americans under stay-at-home directives are feeling the dull weight of monotony pressing down on their shoulders. Variety may be the spice of…

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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.