Coffee and its effects on cognitive capability

February 13th, 2008 by eyal | Filed under Facts. | Print This Post Print This Post

Ah I love my coffee.. but it’s not necessarily the pick-me-up drink if you’re on too little sleep.

Developing Intelligence : Caffeine: A User’s Guide to Getting Optimally Wired

Another study indicates the same is true of caffeine’s effect on the medial prefrontal cortex. In that study, sleep deprivation-related decrements on the Iowa Gambling Task were not mitigated by caffeine.

The article has lots of other interesting facts and research on the effect of coffee.

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