葡京娱乐场官网:Traffic fumes are still damaging children's brains

 作者:封栖     |      日期:2019-03-02 04:05:04
Removing lead from petrol was supposed to prevent damage to children’s mental development. Now it seems that traffic fumes may still be impairing their learning – because of the soot particles it contains. When Shakira Franco Suglia at Harvard University and her colleagues studied 200 children in nearby Boston they found that scores on verbal reasoning, visual learning and other tests were lower in those exposed to more traffic fumes. The IQ of children from areas of the city with above-average pollution levels was 3 points below those in cleaner areas,