Arsenic exposure and cognitive performance in Mexican schoolchildren

Jorge L Rosado, Dolores Ronquillo, Katarzyna Kordas, Olga Rojas, Javier Alatorre, Patricia Lopez, Gonzalo Garcia-Vargas, María Del Carmen Caamaño, Mariano E Cebrián, Rebecca J Stoltzfus

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Abstract

Previous studies have suggested an effect of high arsenic concentration on cognitive and neurobehavioral function in humans.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1371-5
Number of pages5
JournalEnvironmental Health Perspectives
Volume115
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2007

Keywords

  • Arsenic
  • Attention
  • Child
  • Cognition
  • Environmental Exposure
  • Environmental Pollutants
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Intelligence
  • Intelligence Tests
  • Lead
  • Learning
  • Male
  • Metallurgy
  • Mexico

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