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Reviewing Caffeine's Effects on Cognitive, Physical & Occupational Performance (in Military Populations)

Research Paper Title

A review of caffeine’s effects on cognitive, physical and occupational performance.

Abstract

Caffeine is consumed by over 80% of U.S. adults. This review examines the effects caffeine has on cognitive and physical function, since most real-world activities require complex decision making, motor processing and movement. 163 more words

Military Performance

Linking Calorie Deprivation, Mood, Interstitial Glucose & Cognitive Function

Research Paper Title

Two Days of Calorie Deprivation Induced by Underfeeding and Aerobic Exercise Degrades Mood and Lowers Interstitial Glucose but Does Not Impair Cognitive Function in Young Adults. 371 more words

Food & Nutrition

Dan Ariely's tips for living

5 weird things we learned from Dan Ariely in 2016

From the hidden benefits of disaster dates to the ways lying changes biology, the acclaimed professor taught us a lot about human nature this year. 89 more words

Behavioral Economics

The Science of Effective Learning Spaces

Learning Environments

A neuroscientist explains how factors such as light and seating arrangements can affect students’ cognitive performance.

By Melina Uncapher

October 14, 2016

If you’ve ever attempted to clear your head by taking a walk outside or zoning out by a window as the clouds roll by, you’ve intuitively hit on something that scientists have been researching for years: Our natural and built environments seem to affect how we think and feel.

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Essential Kids

Now I wish I could have caffeine

Caffeine and I don’t get along very well so I don’t get the whole addiction but a recent study makes me wish I could turn to a cup of coffee when I’m super tired and still need to function. 561 more words

Biology

A circulating marker of bone remodelling is associated with cognition in older age

Steven Bradburn is a PhD student at Manchester Metropolitan University. His research interests focus on age-related cognitive decline and physical functioning in later life. He recently published… 275 more words

A&A Journal

Effect of Implicit Perceptual-Motor Training on Decision-Making Skills and Underpinning Gaze Behavior in Combat Athletes.

This study investigated the effect of a 12-session, implicit perceptual-motor training program on decision-making skills and visual search behavior of highly skilled junior female karate fighters (M age = 15.7 years, SD = 1.2). 246 more words