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Why the pandemic has destroyed your ability to concentrate

YourTango, Feb. 18, 2021

February 18, 2021

Why the pandemic has destroyed your ability to concentrate

Research into the effects of the pandemic on our memories and focus is still in its premature days but one ongoing study at the University of California Irvine is investigating how people with Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory — and yes that is an actual medical term — are coping. The earliest findings from the study have observed that subjects are finding it increasingly difficult to recall details and facts from their lives.