Why is MATLAB slow after updating my MacOS to version 11.4?

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After updating my MacOS to 11.4, MATLAB takes a long time to start or starts extremely slow. 
When using MATLAB it also sometimes freezes.
How can I resolve this issue?

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MathWorks Support Team
MathWorks Support Team on 25 Aug 2021
With the new MacOS 11.4 update, we have discovered an issue with slow start times when launching MATLAB from the Dock or Finder. To workaround this issue as we work toward a solution, you may start MATLAB through the terminal.
To open MATLAB from the terminal, open a Terminal window (/Applications/Utilities/Terminal.app) and run the following command:
$MATLAB/bin/matlab
Where $MATLAB is the path to your MATLAB directory. For example, if you are using MATLAB R2021a and have installed MATLAB in the default directory, the command will be:
/Applications/MATLAB_R2021a.app/bin/matlab
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Richard Waugh
Richard Waugh on 18 Jan 2022 at 20:59
My new Macbook is running OS 12.1 and MatLab 2021b, and the problem is persisitng. I have conatcted my local IT team for a work-around. Very frustrating.

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