Richard Elkins

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A recent study demonstrated that dextroamphetamine has an effect in normal prepubertal boys similar to that seen in hyperactive children. The purpose of the present study was to see whether the effects of caffeine are similar to those of amphetamine in normal children. The authors observed 19 prepubertal boys following administration of a single dose of(More)
The behavioral and cognitive effects of single doses of caffeine (3 and 10 mg/kg) were studied using a double blind placebo-controlled crossover design. Subjects were 19 prepubertal boys and 20 college age men. In general, children tended to show more objective effects of caffeine than did adults, with increased motor activity, increased speech rate, and(More)
The weight, cost, and flexibility of organic photovoltaics have become increasingly applicable for use in bringing power to even the most remote locations. In order for these cells to be successful their efficiency, currently around 1-3% (compared to 20-30% for the traditional cells), needs to be on par with that produced by the traditional cells. Our(More)
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