Infections Can Affect IQ 

New research shows that infections can impair your cognitive ability measured on an IQ scale .According to Danish researchers, the study — the largest of its kind to date — shows a clear correlation between infection levels and impaired cognition.“Our research shows a correlation between hospitalization due to infection and impaired cognition corresponding to an IQ score of 1.76 lower than the average,” said Dr. Michael Eriksen Benrós, who is affiliated with the National Centre for Register-Based Research at Aarhus University School of Business and Social Sciences and the Mental Health Centre Copenhagen at the University of Copenhagen.

Source: Infections Can Affect IQ | Psych Central News

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