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A meme a day won’t keep Covid away, but will reduce related stress

New research has also found that coronavirus-related content can boost people’s confidence

Senior features writer

A funny meme a day may keep the psychiatrist away, a new study suggests. 

Humorous memes help people to cope better with stress and stay calmer during the Covid-19 pandemic, the US researchers found.

The viewers of funny memes feel calmer and more content and confident about coping under the pandemic, according to research among nearly 750 online participants, published on Monday in the journal Psychology of Popular Media (https://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/releases/ppm-ppm0000371.pdf)...

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