I know I didn't read it...I stopped reading your post. I never got to your link.You didn't even read the "science" to see whether it made the same claim you did
Perhaps you should have lead off with the link...then spouted out with your nonsense.
From the "actual paper"
they have not been immune to the impact of the stay-at- home, masking, and social distancing policies
The "actual paper" article also says....
we examined general childhood cognitive scores in 2020 and 2021 vs. the preceding decade, 2011-2019. We find that chil- dren born during the pandemic have significantly reduced verbal, motor, and overall cognitive perfor- mance compared to children born pre-pandemic