Lobsang Tseten meditates and practices breathing exercises alone to maintain “social distancing” at a playground on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in New York. AP Photo/John Minchillo

Here’s How to Combat the Fear Caused by a Barrage of Covid-19 News

“I’m not saying fear and concern aren’t warranted right now; they certainly are,” says DeSteno, who studies the effect that our emotional states have on our decision-making abilities.

David DeSteno, a Professor of Psychology does a Q&A with News@Northeastern about his research, the contagiousness of fear and offered some tips for breaking out of the constant cycle of fear and anxiety.

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