The Effects of Caffeine on Hyperactive Children

Firestone, Philip; Poitras-Wright, Helene
March 1978
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Mar78, Vol. 11 Issue 3
Academic Journal
Studies the effects of a two-week regimen of caffeine on the behavior of hyperactive children. Use of a crossover design; Impact of caffeine on improve reaction times and psychological test scores; Parent and teacher scales which showed the improvement in the impulsivity and general behavior of children who were given caffeine.


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