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Air Pollution Lowers Intelligence

Here’s a study linking air pollution to intelligence. While we can’t do much to affect air quality on a macro level, we can do a lot to improve our personal environments.

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Air pollution causes ‘huge’ reduction in intelligence, study reveals

Impact of high levels of toxic air ‘is equivalent

to having lost a year of education’


Damian Carrington and Lily Kuo in Beijing

The Guardian

28 Aug 2018


Air pollution causes a “huge” reduction in intelligence, according to new research, indicating that the damage to society of toxic air is far deeper than the well-known impacts on physical health.… Keep reading