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How to avoid ‘Zoom fatigue’ during the Covid pandemic

Constantly being confronted with an image of yourself while video conferencing can be exhausting, says expert

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Imagine you are walking around your workplace followed incessantly by colleagues holding a mirror that causes you to stare at yourself for large parts of the day.

The bizarre scenario is in effect becoming the norm in the era of physically distanced video conference meetings and this “nonverbal overload” is leading to “Zoom fatigue”, according to a study by Jeremy Bailenson, professor of communication at Stanford University.

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