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City life bad for the brain?

Overman, Henry G. ORCID: 0000-0002-3525-7629 (2011) City life bad for the brain? Spatial Economics Research Centre Blog (29 Jun 2011). Website.

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Research looking at brain activity suggests that brains of city dwellers react differently to those of rural inhabitants when people are subject to stress. The findings were quite widely reported, but reading the paper suggests considerable caution in interpreting the results (as the authors, but not all the reporting, points out).

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Additional Information: © 2011 The Author(s)
Divisions: Geography & Environment
Spatial Economics Research Centre
Centre for Economic Performance
What Works Centre
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2017 14:09
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2023 10:24

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