Scottish researchers have found that COVID-19 lockdowns caused declines in the cognitive function of citizens in that country. The research, published in the journal Applied Cognitive Psychology, found that restrictions on social interactions led to poorer memory, attention and decision-making. Fortunately, these functions improved for most people once the restrictions were lifted. But it confirms what other research has also suggested, namely that prolonged lockdown measures and reduced social interaction can be harmful.
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