Poor Air Quality Linked to Cognitive Problems in Babies
[Source: Science Daily]
Poor air quality could be causing cognitive deficits in babies and toddlers, according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
A new study published today reveals an association between poor air quality in India and impaired cognition in infants under two.
Without action, the negative impact on children’s long-term brain development could have consequences for life.
Lead researcher Prof John Spencer, from UEA’s School of Psychology, said: “Prior work has shown that poor air quality is linked to cognitive deficits in children, as well as to emotional and behavioral problems, which can have a severe impact on families.
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