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Sandeep Bhateja 903600684 Life Sciences 2 Section 2F TA:  Natalie Htet 1-10-09 The Effects of Caffeine on Memory Performance Introduction The mental capacity to remember and recall, memory, is heavily utilized by all of humanity. Billions of dollars have been spent on ways to enhance, organize, and compliment the human memory. The null hypothesis states that there is no difference in memory performance between subjects using caffeine daily versus subjects who are not using caffeine. Materials and Methods The variable, caffeine use, will be tested by the Memory Interface Test (MIT). The subjects sampled in the MIT are undergraduate students. The memory portion of the MIT consists of three cognitive measures: picture memory, word memory, and auditory memory. The picture memory test is used and consists of four memory tests and a reaction time test (Life Science 2 Lab Manual 8e, pg. 7). Before the MIT begins, the program collects various information about the subjects, such as physical and mental state, ethnicity, and caffeine consumption. Group one is
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