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Stimulating memory consolidation

A study in this issue of Nature Neuroscience reports that administering caffeine to humans immediately after memory encoding enhances consolidation, as reflected by improved performance in a memory test a day later.

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Figure 1: Effect of post-encoding caffeine on memory.

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Favila, S., Kuhl, B. Stimulating memory consolidation. Nat Neurosci 17, 151–152 (2014).

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