Elizabeth Mary Fievisohn

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Caffeine is present in many products consumed daily, including coffee, soda, and chocolate, and is known to delay the onset of sleepiness and cause sleep disturbances. It is an adenosine antagonist, inhibiting some hormones that promote sleep, and therefore promoting wakefulness. This paper proposes a model to incorporate the effects of caffeine on the(More)
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) continues to be a widespread problem in the United States with approximately 1.7 million occurrences annually 1. Current automotive crash test standards use the Head Injury Criterion (HIC) 2 to assess head injury potential, but this metric does not relate an impact to underlying damage. For an injury metric to effectively(More)
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