Is obesity associated with a decline in intelligence quotient during the first half of the life course?

Abstract

Cross-sectional studies have found that obesity is associated with low intellectual ability and neuroimaging abnormalities in adolescence and adulthood. Some have interpreted these associations to suggest that obesity causes intellectual decline in the first half of the life course. We analyzed data from a prospective longitudinal study to test whether… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwt135

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