The Carbon Dioxide Trapped In Your Meeting is Making You Think More Slowly

If, after sitting for hours in a stuffy, crowded meeting room or classroom, you’ve found yourself thinking a little more slowly than usual, it may not have been your imagination.

An emerging body of research is indicating that the high levels of carbon dioxide and other indoor pollutants that we face in poorly ventilated rooms reduces our cognitive performance and decision-making ability.


If you find yourself feeling a little less sharp during a long, stuffy meeting, it may not be your imagination.


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