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Psychol Rep. 2009 Oct;105(2):372-4.

Chewing gum and concentration performance.

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University of Oldenburg, Therapy Centre Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel, Germany. uwe.taenzer@uni-oldenburg.de

Abstract

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.

PMID:
19928596
DOI:
10.2466/PR0.105.2.372-374
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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