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Impact of Air Pollution on cognition

04 June 2018

Air pollution is a growing concern and is responsible for approximately 3 million deaths worldwide each year. What is unknown however, is the impact of daily pollution exposure to human cognition. This experimental study will ask for information regarding current and previous residences and lifestyle choices in order to assess personal exposure to pollution. Simple and quick cognitive tests will be undertaken and compared to exposure information. Thank you for your interest in this research!

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This study has been approved by the University of Birmingham ethics board under number ERN_18-0487 on 22nd May 2018

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Tom started as a PhD student at the University of Birmingham in January 2018. After completing his undergraduate degree in Psychology and Master's degree in Brain Imaging and Cognitive Neuroscience at the same University, he is now engaged in psychological research relating to environmental science and human brain health.

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