July 24, 2020

Episode 242: The dilemma of social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic

Why human contact is so essential to our everyday mental health.

AZSCI 242 Social Distance
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The dilemma of social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Episode 242: University of Arizona communications researcher Kory Floyd

Many people find it difficult to isolate themselves from others while attempting to avoid COVID-19. University of Arizona communications researcher Kory Floyd describes why human contact is so essential to our everyday mental health. He also suggests alternatives for those who feel uncomfortable separated from friends and family members during the pandemic.

Kory Floyd spoke with Leslie Tolbert, Ph. D. Regents professor emerita in Neuroscience at the University of Arizona.

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