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1 The Effect of Peppermint on Memory Performance

  title={1 The Effect of Peppermint on Memory Performance},
  author={Michelle E. Fox and Ellie Krueger and Lauren Putterman and R. Schroeder},
Recent research suggests the potential for natural compounds to serve a protective function in the preservation of memory and cognition. Olfactory mechanisms have been examined in detail, but little research has examined the possible mechanisms by which ingestion may enhance cognitive performance. Here, we investigate the influence of peppermint intake, in the form of decaffeinated tea, on performance in a memory task and physiological measures relative to a tap water control. A result of… 

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