The pandemic has impacted us from a psychological perspective in many ways. While there is growing recognition that COVID itself may have near and long-term impacts on cognition so, too, do depression and anxiety in general and each of those specific to the distress caused my living through the pandemic. Psychologist and author Dr. Melissa Burkley recently published an article entitled “Are These Bad Habits Ruining Your Brain? 3 simple ways to build a better brain at any age.” In it she discusses some simple approaches anyone can take to improve cognitive health. Some areas discussed include avoiding sensory overload, finding any opportunities to unplug from our ever growing digital lives and, interestingly enough, attending to our auditory health. Read the full article at PsychologyToday.com.