The following are some suggested readings to improve cognitive performance during the GAMSAT exam

Cognitive demand and blood glucose. Scholey AB et al. Physiol Behav. 2001 Jul;73(4):585-92

Glucose and caffeine effects on sustained attention: an exploratory fMRI study. Serra-Grabulosa JM et al. Hum Psychopharmacol. 2010 Oct 26

Effects of caffeine and glucose, alone and combined, on cognitive performance. Adan A et al. Hum Psychopharmacol. 2010 Jun;25(4):310-7

Cognitive and physiological effects of an “energy drink”: an evaluation of the whole drink and of glucose, caffeine and herbal flavouring fractions. Scholey AB et al. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2004 Nov;176(3-4):320-30

Caffeine-Not just a stimulant. Glade MJ. Nutrition. 2010 Oct;26(10):932-8

Cognitive and mood improvements of caffeine in habitual consumers and habitual non-consumers of caffeine. Haskell CF et al. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2005 Jun;179(4):813-25

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