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Air pollution damages children’s brains, lowers IQ, says Unicef report

by Futures Centre, Dec 12
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“Toxic air lowers children’s IQ and memory, affects their test scores and triggers neurological-behavioural problems such as anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and development delays, according to a new Unicef report.”

Air pollution damages children’s brains, lowers IQ, says Unicef report

Air pollution causes irreversible damage to young children’s brains, says a new Unicef report. Toxic air lowers children’s IQ and memory, affects their test scores and triggers neurological-behavioural problems such as anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and development delays, according to the study.

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