Air pollution can impair cognitive performance
Likelihood of Claim: Very Likely
Quality of our research survey: Partial
Research Paper (High Quality Score)
Associations of Cognitive Function Scores with Carbon Dioxide, Ventilation, and Volatile Organic Compound Exposures in Office Workers: A Controlled Exposure Study of Green and Conventional Office Environments
Research Findings - (Strength: Strong)
On average, cognitive scores were 61% higher on the Green building day and 101% higher on the two Green+ building days than on the Conventional building day (p < 0.0001).