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Resources: Heat Slows Your Brain

August 13, 2018
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As summer temperatures soar, keeping cool is crucial to both our bodies and our brains.

Recent studies show that long exposure to higher temperatures can muddy thinking and slow reaction and problem-solving time.

According to R. Jisung Park, assistant professor at the University of California (Los Angeles), compared with a 72-degree day, “taking an exam on a 90◦F day leads to a 10.9 percent lower likelihood of passing a particular subject (e.g. Algebra), which in turn affects probability of graduation.”

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