Brain function suffers from air pollution, says Stripe co-founder
Not enough emphasis is put on cognitive costs of poor air quality, says Stripe co-founder
Stripe co-founder Patrick Collison has said that more emphasis needs to be placed on the “cognitive costs“ of air pollution.
In a recent post on his personal blog, Collison said that there appears to be a link between poor air quality and mental function.
He cited a number of research papers which showed that in periods of poor air quality, chess players make more mistakes, politicians use less complex language, stock market returns...
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