Corpus ID: 15971398

Influence of early rising on performance in tasks requiring attention and memory.

  title={Influence of early rising on performance in tasks requiring attention and memory.},
  author={V Shankar Kumaran and Bhat Ramachandra Raghavendra and Nandi Krishnamurthy Manjunath},
  journal={Indian journal of physiology and pharmacology},
  volume={56 4},
Rising early in the morning has been a prescribed discipline of ancient Indian tradition. While there are no scientific studies comparing early rising volitionally versus circumstantially, selected studies on the latter (rising forcefully) have shown negative impact on an individual's peroformance. Hence the present study was undertaken to assess the influence of early rising (during Brahma-muhurtha) on tasks requiring attention and the ability to recall. Fifty four normal healthy male… Expand
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