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Air pollution causes ‘huge’ reduction in intelligence

6 mins | Sep 21, 2018
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As Delhi chokes in record smog, just how deep does the toxic impact on society go? Previous research has found that 'air pollution harms cognitive performance in students', but this research published in 2018 was the first to examine people of all ages and the difference between men and women. Damian Carrington and Lily Kuo writing in The Guardian reveal the extent of the impact of air pollution.
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