"At this point the Zoom call has almost come to define learning and working in the age of COVID-19. But a few months ago, people began realizing that all these video calls were making them tired—exhausted even—more so than a day of in-person class or all-day meetings. The phenomena even has a name: Zoom fatigue. And it’s backed by some pretty interesting brain science. "
"Of all the behaviors necessitated by the pandemic—wearing face masks, ordering takeout or groceries online, working from home—only one has taken over the lexicon, serving variously as a verb, adjective or noun: Zooming. "