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Living close to green spaces is associated with better attention in children

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October 25, 2017 Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) read full ScienceDaily article here

The research shows that children with higher greenness around their homes had better scores in the attention tests.

….”this is the first time that the impact of lifelong residential exposure to green spaces on attention capacity in children has been studied.” These results “underline the importance of green areas in cities for children’s health and brain development,” says Dadvand….

Payam Dadvand et al. Lifelong Residential Exposure to Green Space and Attention: A Population-based Prospective Study. Environmental Health Perspectives, 2017; 125 (9) DOI: 10.1289/EHP694

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