This week’s must-reads: How to Prep Your Brain For Work

In my work as a behavioral designer, I come across important stories on how psychology influences our behavior. Every week, I share my round-up of the most important stories at the intersection of psychology, technology and business. I hope you enjoy them!

Why We Should All Be Wearing (and Making) Face Masks Right Now (NirandFar) Everyone should be wearing a face mask now, whether they are sick or healthy.

How to Work and Teach — at the Same Time (Stanford Magazine) Juggling working from home and overseeing your kids doing their online classwork can be a challenge.

We need smart solutions to mitigate the cornonavirus’s impact. Here are 16. (The Washington Post) Here are fresh ideas to help deal with the problems that have been created due to the coronavirus crisis.

We Can Safely Restart the Economy in June. Here’s How. (The New York Times) The argument that harsh restrictions on business and social interaction during the COVID-19 pandemic will do more harm than good has real power.

Still Trying to Multitask? How to Make More Time for Deep Work (Inc) Accomplishing your goals requires a dedicated focus on the projects that matter and minimizing those that don’t.

Stoicism, Habit Change and Goal-Setting in the Age of Coronavirus (Better Humans) Amidst the coronavirus outbreak, you need to get yourself ready to readjust everything about your mindset, goals, and habits.

Happy reading!

- Nir

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