Jodie Gawryluk: Traffic Pollution May Be Affecting Your Brain

Traffic pollution may be affecting our brains, say UBC and UVic researchers (CTV Vancouver)

Recent research by UVic and UBC outlines that exposure to traffic pollution directly impacts how the brain works. Jodie Gawryluk explains how they were able to analyze effects on the brain by using fMRI machines. Gawryluk also comments that more studies are needed to identify the long-term effects of repeated exposure.

Additional coverage:
Air pollution is changing how our brain functions, researchers at UBC, UVic find (CBC News)
BC study says exposure to diesel pollution affects brain function (Global News)
‘First of its kind’ study by BC scientists links air pollution to decrease in brain function (Global News)
Traffic pollution can impair brain function, say UVic and UBC researchers (Saanich News)
Radio West (CBC Radio)
Traffic Pollution's Effect on the Brain (CityNews)