Riona Anvekar (riona-anvekar)firstname.lastname@example.org
Riona Anvekar (‘22) is a Science writer. Her favorite topic to write about is psychology relating to current events. In her free time, she loves to take dance classes and read dystopian novels.
The manner in which social cues are perceived through Zoom impairs the brain’s ability to process information and creates weak relationships with other people. This creates a low reward, high-cost analysis of Zoom meetings, triggering neurological pathways that create feelings of fatigue rather than alertness.
The coronavirus, quarantining, and a struggling economy are predicted to take a toll on the mental health of today’s youth. Scientists are getting closer to understanding the neural circuitry behind the negative effects of juvenile quarantine and social isolation.
This article explores how stereotypes ingrained in our minds through influences from our environment soon find themselves tucked away in our unconscious, and most of the time, we don’t even realize it. However, a process called de-automatization can save our generation from the societal threat of stereotypes.