Human memory is susceptible to manipulation in many respects. While consolidation is well known to be prone to disruption, there is also growing evidence for the enhancement of memory function. Beside cognitive strategies and mnemonic training, the use of stimulants may improve memory processing in healthy adults.
In a pilot study we compared 20 mg methylphenidate (N = 13), 200 mg modafinil (N = 12) or 200 mg caffeine (N = 14) using the memory task we previously used in our studies with mnemonic training.
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