6 Ways to Grieve for the Election

November 2016

Roxane Cohen Silver, Professor of Psychology and Social Behavior, is quoted in New York magazine for her expertise. Based off of her research, she gives advice to readers on overcoming the angst and disappointment that has arisen from the outcomes of this year's elections.

From New York

University of California, Irvine, psychologist Roxane Cohen Silver says that, shockingly enough, from her research in how people recover from the shock of terrorist attacks, keeping CNN all day is not a good call. “A steady diet of media, repetition of the same sort of distressing stories doesn’t have psychological benefits,” she says. Go for a mind-clearing run, do yoga, watch a beloved show, party. Get away from it, at least for a while.

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