Chewing gum selectively improves aspects of memory in healthy volunteers

  title={Chewing gum selectively improves aspects of memory in healthy volunteers},
  author={Lucy Wilkinson and Andrew Scholey and Keith A Wesnes},
CognitiveDrugResearchLtd.,ReadingRG301EA,UKMany people chew gum partly due to the belief that itincreases aspects of mental performance, including concen-tration. To the best of our knowledge no empirical evidenceexists to support this contention. The present experiment,therefore, examined the effects of chewing gum using acomprehensive and sensitive cognitive assessment batteryand two tasks manipulating cognitive load. Heart rateresponses were also measured.Seventy-five healthy adult… Expand
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