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Latest Effect of caffeine on memory Stories

2005-11-30 12:00:00

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Brain scans confirm what many coffee drinkers already know -- caffeine perks them up. The caffeine found in coffee, tea, soft drinks and chocolate stimulates areas of the brain governing short-term memory and attention, Austrian researchers said on Wednesday.

2005-11-30 12:05:00

Brain scans confirm what many coffee drinkers already know -- caffeine perks them up.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.