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Children growing up in low greenery areas at risk of losing IQ points

From the 26 August 2020 article by Bob Yirka, Medical Press

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“A team of researchers affiliated with multiple institutions in Belgium has found that children who grow up in areas with little greenery are at risk of scoring lower on IQ tests. In their paper posted on the open access site PLOS Medicine, the group describes their study of children’s IQ and the amount of greenery where they were growing up, and what they found.”

August 27, 2020 - Posted by | Medical and Health Research News | , , , ,

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