Quarantine Communication and Contemplation with Brigitte Jia

April 12, 2020
Hosted by The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

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Episode Description

Brigitte Jia hosts a meditative hour that includes research on the neuroscience behind staying connected during the lockdown of the corona virus. Forced isolation studies conducted on animal species that have definitive social orders have returned results that evidence a hugely negative impact on subjects’ brains, cognition and physiological conditions that is replicable in human cohorts. Brigitte discusses long distance planning using Zoom, FaceTime, Skype, etc. If you’re looking for activities to engage in with long-distance friends and family during the quarantine period, you can try some of the following: • Watching movies together via Netflix Party • Hosting weekly remote “book clubs” • Holding weekly art sessions • Cooking or baking together in a video call • Group study sessions for high school and college students • “Ordering” dinner together • If you’re a musician, playing duets and ensemble pieces over video Excerpts from Richard Wagamese's Embers, is read. Calm.

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Broadcasting since 2011, twenty-seven young people from around the United States have regularly shared their passions and interests as hosts and reporters on Express Yourself! These teens are not afraid of the tough topics and thrill at the opportunity of interviewing a variety of guests including authors, actors, Olympians, scientists, musicians, poets, and experts of varied disciplines. As volunteers with Be the Star You Are! 501 c3 charity (http://www.BTSYA.org) the Express Yourself! teens are accomplished youth striving to make a difference on our planet and are dedicated to sharing ideas while having fun and giving a voice to the voiceless. Meet our STARS at http://www.ExpressYourselfTeenRadio.com.

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