Psychostimulant plasma concentration and learning performance.

@article{Kupietz1985PsychostimulantPC,
  title={Psychostimulant plasma concentration and learning performance.},
  author={Samuel S. Kupietz and Barbara D. Bartlik and Burton M. Angrist and Bertrand G. Winsberg},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychopharmacology},
  year={1985},
  volume={5 5},
  pages={
          293-5
        }
}
Six normal adults were administered an oral dose of 0.25 mg/kg of dextroamphetamine, and their learning performance on a paired-associate task and drug blood level were measured at hourly intervals for 5 hours postdrug intake. Dextroamphetamine plasma concentration peaked at 2 to 3 hours following the oral dose, and learning errors were lowest during the same period. A self-report measure of mood also yielded findings consistent with peak plasma concentration. Similar findings obtained with… CONTINUE READING
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