Lockdown aged teenagers’ brains, study finds

Unconfined mind: The brain contains over 8,000 neurons, each connected to 10,000 others.

Will the mind always be a mystery? Scientists have discovered that lockdown had a physical as well as a mental effect on young people — but they do not whether or not the change is permanent.

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