Our brains in lockdown

We are all living through a major historical event, a once-in-a-century pandemic that has radically changed how we work, learn, travel, socialise and spend our free time.

But for many of us juggling working from home, schooling at home and Friday night Zoom drinks, this is a period likely marked by memory failures.

We forget who said what, who was at which meeting, what tasks and appointments we have, and even what day it is. Why doesn’t our memory serve us well in this pandemic?

Read the article, written by Celia Harris and Catherine J. Stevens from Western Sydney University on The Conversation: