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It is bad enough that global warming may be slowly killing out planet, but what if the hotter it gets, the dumber we become in dealing with it? If a recent study is correct, that may be the case. According to Harvard researchers in n a PLOS Medicine article, the human brain functions 13 percent slower when it has to operate in extreme heat.

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13 thoughts on “Is Global Warming Making Us Stupider?

  1. Having grown up in a region of the world situated between 1 and 8 degrees latitude north of the Equator, I can agree that extreme heat does slow down the pace of physical and mental activities. But, since stupidity is not confined to equatorial and tropical regions, I cannot agree to the correlation between extreme heat and stupidity.

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  2. I just read this the other day…interesting and I think true. I’m in hot Fla. and there are a lot of trumpsters and republicans here.

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  3. Pingback: Is Global Warming Making Us Stupider? — The Secular Jurist | sdbast

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