Amphetamine enhances human-memory consolidation

  title={Amphetamine enhances human-memory consolidation},
  author={Eric Soetens and Rudi D'Hooge and Johan Hueting},
  journal={Neuroscience Letters},
Although it is generally accepted that CNS stimulants have enhancing effects on long-term storage processes in laboratory animals, little is known about their influence on human learning. We report a series of experiments with free recall of lists of unrelated words, demonstrating a significant enhancement on long-term retention after amphetamine administration. A gradual increase of recall was observed up to 1 h after learning, remaining stable for at least 3 days, after oral administration… Expand
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