A Comparison of Blue Light and Caffeine Effects on Cognitive Function and Alertness in Humans

Abstract

The alerting effects of both caffeine and short wavelength (blue) light have been consistently reported. The ability of blue light to enhance alertness and cognitive function via non-image forming neuropathways have been suggested as a non-pharmacological countermeasure for drowsiness across a range of occupational settings. Here we compare and contrast the… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076707

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@inproceedings{Beaven2013ACO, title={A Comparison of Blue Light and Caffeine Effects on Cognitive Function and Alertness in Humans}, author={Chris Martyn Beaven and Johan G. Ekstr{\"{o}m}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2013} }