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Lindsey Hasak advises being kind to yourself when learning remotely

Lindsey Hasak, a Developmental and Psychological Sciences Program (DAPS) student, shares how she adapted to online learning

Supporting mental health and well-being

Lindsey Hasak is a third-year graduate student in the Developmental and Psychological Sciences Program (DAPS) and a Stanford Bio-X Fellow. Hasak received her B.S. in Psychology with a focus on Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience and a B.A. in English from the University of Florida, combining her interest in cognitive neuroscience with her love of reading. She is delighted to further explore these interests as part of the Educational Neuroscience Initiative and help create meaningful connections between researchers, students, and teachers. In her free time, she enjoys hiking all around the Bay Area and impressing people with her knowledge of Hamilton.


“Be kind to yourself when starting remote learning.” (0:16)
“It is acceptable to not be as productive as you usually would — just know that you can keep trying tomorrow.” (0:25)
“Make sure that you are meeting the needs for the school [or program].” (1:06)
“Ask others if there is anything you can do to help and how you can better support them.” (1:12)
“Use different tools for communication (e.g., Slack) to keep in touch or check-in with others.” (1:43)