An Invisible Threat: Fear and Anxiety in the Era of the Coronavirus

Dean Mobbs, assistant professor of cognitive neuroscience and Chen Scholar at Caltech explains the brain circuitry that is causing many of us to feel heightened anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic. He calls the coronavirus an “invisible threat” and says that it causes us to seek out information on media sites about how to prevent it, but that this can lead to information overload and make us anxious.


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