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Post-study caffeine administration enhances memory consolidation in humans

Overview of attention for article published in Nature Neuroscience, January 2014
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Title
Post-study caffeine administration enhances memory consolidation in humans
Published in
Nature Neuroscience, January 2014
DOI 10.1038/nn.3623
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Authors

Daniel Borota, Elizabeth Murray, Gizem Keceli, Allen Chang, Joseph M Watabe, Maria Ly, John P Toscano, Michael A Yassa

Abstract

It is currently not known whether caffeine has an enhancing effect on long-term memory in humans. We used post-study caffeine administration to test its effect on memory consolidation using a behavioral discrimination task. Caffeine enhanced performance 24 h after administration according to an inverted U-shaped dose-response curve; this effect was specific to consolidation and not retrieval. We conclude that caffeine enhanced consolidation of long-term memories in humans.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 22 4%
United Kingdom 8 1%
Japan 7 1%
Spain 5 <1%
Netherlands 4 <1%
Switzerland 3 <1%
Italy 3 <1%
Brazil 3 <1%
Canada 2 <1%
Other 13 2%
Unknown 513 88%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 130 22%
Student > Bachelor 120 21%
Researcher 83 14%
Student > Master 75 13%
Student > Postgraduate 28 5%
Other 110 19%
Unknown 37 6%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 143 25%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 125 21%
Medicine and Dentistry 75 13%
Neuroscience 61 10%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 19 3%
Other 103 18%
Unknown 57 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2202. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 08 April 2020.
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#1,062
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