Poisoning the Mind : Arsenic Contamination of Drinking Water Wells and Children ’ s Educational Achievement in Rural Bangladesh

@inproceedings{Asadullah2011PoisoningTM,
  title={Poisoning the Mind : Arsenic Contamination of Drinking Water Wells and Children ’ s Educational Achievement in Rural Bangladesh},
  author={Niaz Asadullah and Nazmul Chaudhury},
  year={2011}
}
Poisoning the Mind: Arsenic Contamination of Drinking Water Wells and Children’s Educational Achievement in Rural Bangladesh Bangladesh has experienced the largest mass poisoning of a population in history owing to contamination of groundwater with naturally occurring inorganic arsenic. Prolonged drinking of such water risks development of diseases and therefore has implications for children’s cognitive and psychological development. This study examines the effect of arsenic contamination of… CONTINUE READING

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