This is Your Brain on Bugs

“One thing that can be of great help is being proactive in the face of reality. People who find a role for themselves and any sort of responsibility to assume at this time, or who convert their sorrow and anxiety into the creation of something new, will find that this provides a significant counterweight to the lack of control we are all feeling right now. Obviously, writing this piece serves the same purpose.” Merav Roth, head of the psychotherapy program at Tel Aviv University, with a very interesting look at What Happens to Our Mind Under a Mortal Threat. (I hope that is paywall-free, if not, the quote above is the key point.)

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