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Hoarding, stockpiling, panic buying: What’s normal behavior in an abnormal time?

Carol Mathews, University of Florida Symptoms of depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorders have emerged or worsened for many during the pandemic. This is no...

How mRNA vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna work, why they’re a...

Sanjay Mishra, Vanderbilt University As the weather cools, the number of infections of the COVID-19 pandemic are rising sharply. Hamstrung by pandemic fatigue, economic constraints...

Why we didn’t get a vaccine by Election Day – but...

William Petri, University of Virginia A COVID-19 vaccine was not ready before the general election, as many people, including the president, had hoped. But there...

How to host a safe holiday meal during coronavirus – an...

Melissa Hawkins, American University Like many people in this unusual year, I am adjusting my family’s holiday plans so that we can all be safe...

Keep calm and carry on – but how? A psychologist offers...

Bethany Teachman, University of Virginia Well-meaning advice for people freaking out about current events often includes encouragement to be patient, stay calm and keep the...

Stressful times are an opportunity to teach children resilience

Vanessa LoBue, Rutgers University - Newark Between the global COVID-19 pandemic, the associated economic downturn and widespread protests over racism, it’s difficult for everyone....

Writing the “Isolation Rag” – a composer reflects on his experience...

Scott Wheeler, Emerson College Scott Wheeler is a composer who teaches at Emerson College. In an interview with The Conversation, he explains how classical musicians...

Regal Cinemas’ decision to close its theaters is the latest blow...

Matthew Jordan, Penn State A film industry in free fall just suffered its latest blow. Cineworld Group, the owner of Regal Cinemas, announced that it would...

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It is time to let Africa host the Commonwealth Games

By Grant Jarvie, University of Edinburgh With the end of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, it is tempting to suggest that its success might just...