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Heat makes you dumb, in four charts

The Washington Post featured two studies co-authored by R. Jisung Park, professor of environmental health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, in an article about recent research showing the effect of heat on cognitive performance. 

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Man, it’s a hot one.

And that could mean bad news for your performance at work or school, according to at least four recently published studies.

The reports, which examine the effects of air temperature on cognitive performance in the United States and China, rely on different data sets and methods to arrive at the same conclusion: The hotter it gets, the more our brains seem to slow down.

Read more in The Washington Post