Taking breaks often helps people to “clear their minds” after a long day. Now, a new study finds taking even longer breaks may actually help people to “strengthen their minds” so they can remember more. Researchers in Germany find that taking a longer break in between mental tasks helps the brain remember more about the activity they just completed.
The US has generally been closed off to international tourism since March 2020, and even though much of the world has been welcoming American travelers this summer, it's unlikely that the US government is prepared to fully open its borders to international visitors without an essential purpose any time soon. Here's what we know so far.