Coffee for the Brain

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Caffeine has recently been positively linked to long-term recollection in humans.

    Researchers recently reported that caffeine has a positive impact on long-term recollection in humans, enhancing some memories for roughly one full day after consumption.  In the study, participants who drank coffee performed better on a memory test conducted the day after drinking coffee than those who drank water or a had a placebo.  However, researchers aren’t sure whether this enhancement is due to caffeine’s effects on attention, vigilance, focus, or other factors.