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New study concludes that immunity to covid-19
Many of us expect the next few months to pass with relative freedom, with milestones along the way that will give us more opportunities to see our friends and family. But at those gatherings we will carry over the effects of months of isolation, including a sense that our social skills will need to be dusted off and our wits sharpened.
The mental effects of isolation have been profound. Social isolation has been shown to cause people’s mental health to deteriorate even if they have no history of psychological problems. In addition to this deterioration in mood, loneliness has been linked to a range of cognitive problems, including fatigue, stress, and concentration problems.
To investigate what happens when these benefits return, we surveyed hundreds of Scottish adults between May and July 2020, a period when the strict restrictions on social life gradually eased. It was the perfect time to observe how the benefits of socializing might change the way people think and feel.
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The study, conducted at the behest…A new international survey of academic researchers from all disciplines has revealed that more than 80 percent of them would be willing to include their articles in open access institutional repositories.
By country, the report revealed that the highest levels of acceptance for the open access model are found in the USA, where 88 percent of respondents support such a scheme. The idea is also very popular in the UK, where 83 percent of researchers support it, while China has the lowest percentage, with 58 percent.