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Lower cognitive ability linked to non-compliance with social distancing guidelines

“Our findings reveal a novel cognitive root of social distancing compliance during the early stage of the COVID-19 pandemic,” Zhang said.

The researchers also found that higher levels of fluid intelligence and agreeableness were associated with greater social distancing compliance. But the link between working memory and social distancing held even after controlling for these factors and others… More here.

I have noticed this when out and initially thought it was people not caring about social distancing. And then I saw their dead eyed stares as they walked wherever they wanted to and I realised that they were just morons.

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