Why You Can’t Stop Looking at Your Face on Zoom

Why it’s odd to see your own face during conversations — and hard to look away

Allie Volpe
Elemental

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Illustration: Jon Han

As the coronavirus pandemic swept across the globe — relegating workers to their home offices (or kitchen tables or beds), happy hours to the digital sphere, and classes to a webinar format — society has been forced to grapple with the intricacies of…

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Allie Volpe
Elemental

Writes about lifestyle, trends, and pop psychology for The Atlantic, New York Times, Rolling Stone, Playboy, Washington Post, and more.