Chewing Gum Can Boost Mental Performance

Short term benefits of chewing gum: another example how human ecosystem is open to external stimuli

Wired points out a number of studies that show chewing gum can, in fact, boost your memory, attention, cognitive reasoning skills, and other mental abilities.

this most recent study showed that the positive effects only last about 20 minutes. After more than 20 minutes of chewing, gum chewers are no better off than non-chewers when it comes to performance.

via Chewing Gum Can Boost Mental Performance.

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