Is caffeine a cognitive enhancer?

  title={Is caffeine a cognitive enhancer?},
  author={Astrid Nehlig},
  journal={Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD},
  volume={20 Suppl 1},
The effects of caffeine on cognition were reviewed based on the large body of literature available on the topic. Caffeine does not usually affect performance in learning and memory tasks, although caffeine may occasionally have facilitatory or inhibitory effects on memory and learning. Caffeine facilitates learning in tasks in which information is presented passively; in tasks in which material is learned intentionally, caffeine has no effect. Caffeine facilitates performance in tasks involving… CONTINUE READING