Category Archives: Mind

Caffeine improves visuo-spatial reasoning, verbal fluency, speed and accuracy of calculations, the powers of concentration, and many other indexes of mental power.

Memories, Memories — Good News about Caffeine!

A new study from Johns Hopkins University has proven for the first time that caffeine consolidates and preserves long-term memory.  It has long been known that a little caffeine ramps up concentration, attention, vigilance, visuospatial reasoning, and the ability to … Continue reading

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The DSM-5: American Psychiatric Association Goes Berserk over Caffeine!

In the new fifth edition of the American  Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5), “caffeine intoxication” and “caffeine withdrawal” have been lumped in with heroin and alcohol addiction in the APA’s official list of mental disorders.  As a result … Continue reading

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Caffeine Boosts Driver Safety

Long-haul truck drivers who use coffee and other caffeine sources are significantly less likely to have an accident than drivers who don’t indulge in caffeine. Australian researchers looked at data on over 500 truck drivers who were recently involved in … Continue reading

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Caffeine Increases Recognition of Positive Words

A recent study finds that people recognize words associated with positive thoughts more quickly after they have consumed caffeine. Many people do not feel “like themselves” before they enjoy a morning cup of coffee. Now this study finds that the … Continue reading

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Caffeinated Gum: Developed by USA as “First Strike Rations” for our Troops and Issued to Israeli Soldiers

Stay Alert Military Caffeine Energy Gum was developed by the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in conjunction with the Wrigley company as part of ongoing efforts to curb fatigue-related injuries and deaths. In recent years, the United States military … Continue reading

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A Better Work Day: Using Caffeine on the Job

Cooks and servers, scientists, sales representatives, nurses, writers and editors, executives, teachers, and engineers were some of the workers who say they work better after drinking coffee, according to a new national survey commissioned by Dunkin’ Donuts and CareerBuilder. In … Continue reading

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