Traffic noise slows children’s memory development, study finds

Pupils’ vital attention skills stunted by ‘toxic’ peaks of road noise heard from the classroomRoad-traffic noise significantly slows the development of crucial memory and attention skills in primary school children, research has found.The study of almost 2,700 children aged between seven and 10 in 38 schools in Barcelona, Spain, is the first to assess the…

Traffic noise slows children’s memory development, study finds — Education | The Guardian

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