Caffeine consumption and cognitive function at age 70: the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936 study.

@article{Corley2010CaffeineCA,
  title={Caffeine consumption and cognitive function at age 70: the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936 study.},
  author={Janie Corley and Xueli Jia and Janet Kyle and Alan J. Gow and Caroline E. Brett and John M. Starr and Geraldine McNeill and Ian J Deary},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={72 2},
  pages={
          206-14
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between caffeine consumption and cognitive outcomes in later life. METHODS Participants were 923 healthy adults from the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936 Study, on whom there were intelligence quotient (IQ) data from age 11 years. Cognitive function at age 70 years was assessed, using tests measuring general cognitive ability, speed of information processing, and memory. Current caffeine consumption (using multiple measures of tea, coffee, and total dietary… CONTINUE READING

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