Long COVID is associated with severe cognitive slowing

Here’s a summary of the study “Long COVID is associated with severe cognitive slowing”: Background and Methods: The study investigated cognitive slowing in post-COVID-19 conditions (PCC). Researchers hypothesized that a common deficit in PCC patients might be generalized cognitive slowing. To test this, 270 patients diagnosed with PCC at two clinics in the UK and Germany performed two web-based cognitive tasks: Simple Reaction Time (SRT) and Number Vigilance Test (NVT). Their performance was compared with two control groups: those who had COVID-19 but did not develop PCC (No-PCC group) and uninfected individuals (No-COVID group)​​. Key Findings: Conclusion and Implications: The…