Coronavirus effects: why the covid-19 pandemic decreased our ability to concentrate (and three simple tricks to recover it)

  • Christian Jarrett
  • Editor of Psyche Magazine

1 hour


There are strategies to regain our ability to concentrate.

It seems that we have already been in these “uncertain times” for years.

Months ago our routines were interrupted and we have been forced to adapt.

And an important consequence is the state of mental fatigue. It became more difficult to concentrate over a long period of time and it seems that we are in a collective state of almost constant distraction.

“I felt like I had a mental block that prevented me from concentrating,” says writer and assiduous reader Sophie Vershbow.

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