Send to

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Psychol Rep. 2009 Oct;105(2):372-4.

Chewing gum and concentration performance.

Author information

  • 1University of Oldenburg, Therapy Centre Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel, Germany.


The effect of chewing gum on performance was examined. Four Grade 3 (8- to 9-year-olds) classes in a German primary school participated; 2 class-es chewed gum during a 16-min. concentration test. Chewing gum had a significant and positive effect on concentration performance.

[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for HighWire
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk