Thursday, June 08, 2006

Can chocolate boost brain power?

Researchers had a group of subjects consume different types of chocolate and then complete a variety of tasks designed to test cognitive performance. After controlling for variables, the researchers noted that verbal and visual memory scores were higher for milk chocolate eaters, while milk and dark chocolate eaters had improved impulse control and reaction time. Chocolate contains substances that act as stimulants, such as theobromine and caffeine.

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