Researchers investigating how sedentary behaviour affects brainpower found IQ scores fell faster in middle-aged Britons who drove long distances every day.
“This research suggests it is bad for your brain, too, perhaps because your mind is less active in those hours.”
While other studies suggest cognitive decline is linked to physical inactivity, Mr Bakrania suggested other factors may play a role.
He said: “Driving causes stress and fatigue, with studies showing the links between them and cognitive decline.”
[Driving for more than two hours a day makes you less intelligent, study finds sur Independent.co.uk]
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