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Should you drink coffee before or after a learning task?

Should you drink coffee before or after a learning task?

Popular wisdom holds that caffeine enhances learning, alertness and retention, leading millions to consume coffee or caffeinated drinks before a challenging learning task such as attending a business strategy meeting or a demanding scientific presentation.

January 14, 2014 — Ashutosh Jogalekar
Coffee on the run

Coffee on the run

Recently I've talked with several long distance runners --­­ think half-marathon or marathon -- and have been surprised to hear how many down a mug of coffee before they race.

February 28, 2014 — Julianne Wyrick
Happiness on a Chain: Is That An Oxymoron?

Happiness on a Chain: Is That An Oxymoron?

Scientists are, in general, a rebellious bunch. But Raven Hanna, the brains behind Made With Molecules, may be more rebellious than most. After completing a PhD in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale and doing a post-doc at UC Berkeley, she left the well-trodden path to the Ivory Tower to live off the grid and [...]

December 13, 2013 — Kalliopi Monoyios

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