Effects of low doses of caffeine on cognitive performance, mood and thirst in low and higher caffeine consumers

  title={Effects of low doses of caffeine on cognitive performance, mood and thirst in low and higher caffeine consumers},
  author={H. J. Smit and P. Rogers},
  • H. J. Smit, P. Rogers
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Abstract. Rationale: Caffeine is present in many widely consumed drinks and some foods. In the fairly extensive literature on the psychostimulant effects of caffeine, there are few dose-response studies and even fewer studies of the effects of doses of caffeine lower than 50 mg (the range of the amounts of caffeine contained in, for example, a typical serving of tea or cola). Objective: This study measured the effects of 0, 12.5, 25, 50 and 100 mg caffeine on cognitive performance, mood and… CONTINUE READING
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