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Teenage girl with headphones having online school class at home

Psychological sciences’ Lisa Damour discusses why remote learning is difficult for teenagers

Growing pains: Why COVID’s disruptions take a heavy toll on teens

Undark MagazineLisa Damour, senior advisor to the Schubert Center for Child Studies and a clinical instructor in the Department of Psychological Sciences, said that remote learning is difficult for many reasons: It’s hard to connect with peers and with teachers over a computer. It’s difficult to stay focused in lessons. Staring at a screen all day is exhausting.