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Possible long-term effects of aircraft noise on children’s cognition

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Levels of aircraft noise experienced in primary schools might affect aspects of children’s cognition, even several years after they have left the school, new research suggests. Researchers revealed that 15-16 year olds who had attended noisier primary schools six years earlier found aircraft noise more disturbing or annoying, even after accounting for aircraft noise at their current school.

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