Air pollution: A systematic review of its psychological, economic, and social effects.

@article{Lu2019AirPA,
  title={Air pollution: A systematic review of its psychological, economic, and social effects.},
  author={Jackson G. Lu},
  journal={Current opinion in psychology},
  year={2019},
  volume={32},
  pages={
          52-65
        }
}
  • Jackson G. Lu
  • Published 1 April 2020
  • Psychology
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