Indoor CO2 Concentrations and Cognitive Function: A Critical Review.

  title={Indoor CO2 Concentrations and Cognitive Function: A Critical Review.},
  author={Bowen Du and Marlie C. Tandoc and Mitchell Mack and Jeffrey A. Siegel},
  journal={Indoor air},
Poor indoor air quality indicated by elevated indoor CO2 concentrations has been linked with impaired cognitive function, yet current findings of the cognitive impact of CO2 are inconsistent. This review summarizes the results from 37 experimental studies that conducted objective cognitive tests with manipulated CO2 concentrations, either through adding pure CO2 or adjusting ventilation rates (the latter also affects other indoor pollutants). Studies with varied designs suggested that both… Expand
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