Need to remember something? Drink some coffee! Trace tells you about a new study that explores how caffeine strengthens your memory.
Post-study caffeine administration enhances memory consolidation in humans
“It is currently not known whether caffeine has an enhancing effect on long-term memory in humans.”
Caffeine has positive effect on memory, Johns Hopkins researchers say
“Whether it’s a mug full of fresh-brewed coffee, a cup of hot tea, or a can of soda, consuming caffeine is the energy boost of choice for millions who want to wake up or stay up.”
How A Little Caffeine Can Boost Your Memory
“If you’re trying to commit a set of items to memory, you may want to give your brain a bit of caffeine.”
It’s all coming back to me now: Researchers find caffeine enhances memory
“For some, it’s the tradition of steeping tealeaves to brew the perfect cup of tea. For others, it’s the morning shuffle to a coffee maker for a hot jolt of java.”
How Caffeine Works
“According to its adherents, [caffeine] can alternately keep you calm, sharpen your mind or provide the vital boost to make it through an all-nighter.”
What Is Memory Consolidation?
“Consolidation is a neurological process that involves gradually converting information from short-term memory into long-term memory.”
Caffeine Content of Food & Drugs
“Caffeine is the only drug that is present naturally or added to widely consumed foods.”
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