Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 May 2013

232 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199985388

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Only One Chance

How Environmental Pollution Impairs Brain Development -- and How to Protect the Brains of the Next Generation

Philippe Grandjean

Environmental Ethics and Science Policy Series

  • Explains how industrial chemicals are causing a silent pandemic of chemical brain drain.
  • For the first time links vulnerable development of our complicated brain circuitry to functional changes caused by environmental pollutants.
  • Exposes how a combination of academic naiveté, negligence by regulatory authorities, and irresponsible interference by vested interests has created a public health crisis of chemical brain drain.