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Stanford researchers identify four causes for ‘Zoom fatigue’ and their simple fixes

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Stanford researchers identify four causes for ‘Zoom fatigue’ and their simple fixes

Image credit: Getty Images. Article by Vignesh Ramachandran. Stanford News – February 23, 2021.

It’s not just Zoom. Popular video chat platforms have design flaws that exhaust the human mind and body. But there are easy ways to mitigate their effects.

Even as more people are logging onto popular video chat platforms to connect with colleagues, family and friends during the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford researchers have a warning for you: Those video calls are likely tiring you out.

Prompted by the recent boom in videoconferencing, communication Professor Jeremy Bailenson, founding director of the Stanford Virtual Human Interaction Lab (VHIL), examined the psychological consequences of spending hours per day on these platforms. Just as “Googling” is something akin to any web search, the term “Zooming” has become ubiquitous and a generic verb to replace videoconferencing.  […]

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