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Astronauts are experts in isolation, here's what they can teach us

By Nathan Smith, Research Fellow Psychology, Security and Trust, University of Manchester
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Being forced into isolation and confinement creates a number of potentially stressful demands. However, we might be able to learn a thing or two about coping with these demands, from people who choose a life in such settings.

Despite the glorified image of being an astronaut, isolation and confinement remains a challenge for the star sailors that live above us.…


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