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Tue., Jan. 14, 2014, 8:45 a.m.

Caffeine may boost memory

Brandon Davenport’s 50th cup of coffee came at Coeur Coffee House.
Brandon Davenport’s 50th cup of coffee came at Coeur Coffee House.

Brandon Davenport’s 50th cup of coffee came at Coeur Coffee House.

A new study has shown that caffeine may boost your memory.

The study will be published in the January 13 Nature Neuroscience. The study was conducted by Johns Hopkins University.

Though there are many uses for caffeine, usually coffee, researchers believe they may have found a new use, according to the HUB. The newest use that they have found is as a memory enhancer.

Researchers conducting the study found that giving a person caffeine after they memorized some information made their ability to remember small details better, according to Forbes. Read more.

Now, if I could just remember where I put my coffee cup.... What's your favorite way to ingest caffeine?


 




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Cindy Hval
Cindy Hval is a freelance columnist for the Voices neighborhood sections. Her Front Porch column appears twice a month in the Thursday Voice.