Lately, we've been seeing more and more writings and comments about how tired and exhausted people are beginning to feel after the weeks of home officing, after hours and hours of video conferences, virtual get togethers and coffee breaks with colleagues.
This spring has been tough for all of us, that goes without saying. At work we have to adopt to the changes happening in the society and the economy, and in our personal life we have to learn to live with the new normal.
This text was originally published in "Sensory Technologies for Improving Employee Experience and Strengthening Customer Relationships" research in Society as an Interaction Space -book. You can see the book here
Confusion and anger, calmness and trust –the emotional profile of our network during the covid-19 crisis
In these moments of uncertainty, we often act on an autopilot. Our emotions, our guts, are kicking in when the rational mind is occupied with other thoughts. This is due to the structure of our brains. Emotions live in our limbic system, and this system is constructed to act fast and automatically, sending reactions to the pre-frontal cortex, which...