How to fight Zoom fatigue

Users may feel burnt out by all those extra video chats, but there are some easy fixes.
1:59 | 03/06/21

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Back now on "Gma," as we look at a phenomenon many of us are experiencing, zoom fatigue. You may feel burnt out but there are easy fixes. ABC's David Wright as more. Reporter: If you find yourself exhausted after a long day of zoom meetings you're not alone. It takes its toll. Sometimes I feel exhausted after a zoom meeting and I haven't done anything. I just sat there and participated. Reporter: Tirp turns out researchers at Stanford have been studying this. My colleagues have developed a scale to measure it. Reporter: Zoom fatigue, their term for the feeling of being exhausted after hours of remote meetings by video conference. The goal they say isn't to vilify any one particular tech company but to understand the cost that comes with the convenience. Dr. Jeremy believes four things contribute to zoom fatigue. One is that the intimacy level is all off. Too much close contact with colleagues. So think about going on the subway or in an elevator. People are forced to violate your personal space and stand close to you. How do you compensate? You look down or look at your phone. Reporter: But he says, there's a fix for that. There is a little command call hide self view. Others will see your face but you no longer will have to stare at your face while you're video conferencing. Reporter: Video chats also force us to sit still for long periods of time and the unblinking eye of the camera forces us to process constant nonverbal cues. If you can, turn your camera off every once in a while, stretch, walk around, pace. Reporter: The folks at zoom say we're all learning this new way of communicating. They have some suggestions of their own. They suggest scheduling downtime between meetings, going off camera sometimes and not scheduling meetings back to back. Guys? Good advice. Well, coming up on "Good morning

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