Caffeine Enhances Memory

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Good news for coffee and cola drinkers. A recent study from Johns Hopkins University has shown that that 200 mg caffeine, which is the amount of caffeine in about one and a half cups of coffee, in has a memory enhancing effect, possibly because it increases the brain’s production of norepinephrine, a chemical that helps with memory storage. I don’t drink coffee, but I think I’ll have another Diet Mountain Dew.

For more details, see Caffeine Boosts Long-Term Memory in HumansCoffee lovers perk up: Caffeine may boost memory, and Caffeine Boosts Memory In Humans.

About Mark Mizen

At Creative Memories, I evaluate photographic products and related materials so that today's memories are not lost to the future and then communicate this information to Creative Memories Consultants and their customers. My interests extend from preservation of traditional photographs to the production of photo books to the expected longevity of electronic image files. My long-term objective is to direct the development of technology that meets consumers needs for high-quality products.
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One Response to Caffeine Enhances Memory

  1. Sherrie says:

    Laughed at myself when I read the title. Just finished cleaning up the cup of coffee I knocked over, next to the ‘puter.

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