Coronavirus Latest News

How online classes change children’s brains, erode their youthful resilience and leave some exhausted or depressed

Michelle* feels like the walls of her bedroom are closing in on her. After three years of online classes, hours spent every day staring at a screen, the once social and bubbly 14-year-old is exhausted. The youthful resilience that kept her going through the first year of the coronavirus pandemic is waning as she sees her peers around the world living their lives and having teenage fun. “I feel I’m back where I was. I don’t want to kill myself, but I would rather be dead,” she says. The pandemic…

Read the original article at South China Morning Post

Related Articles

Back to top button