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December 18, 2020
by Tina Arnoldi

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Virtual Reality: The Answer to Zoom Fatigue?

December 18, 2020 08:35 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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“Zoom fatigue” is a catchphrase for 2020 as the pandemic forced in person meetings online. But is there a better alternative? A study by Ericsson, “The Dematerialized Office”, predicts that augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) would “enable the experience of collaborating in the same room with colleagues.'' If this becomes a routine solution in the business world, it will likely become commonplace for personal use, including therapy. However, is this introducing another potential solution that people will grow tired of? [More]

February 21, 2020
by Tina Arnoldi

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Dopamine Fasting. More Hype?

February 21, 2020 07:10 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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Dopamine fasting encourages people to avoid stimulation to become better versions of themselves. Dr. Cameron Sepah describes it as “an evidence-based technique to manage addictive behaviors, by restricting them to specific periods of time, and practicing fasting from impulsively engaging in them, in order to regain behavioral flexibility.” [More]