Investigation of How Morning Nutrition Influences Cognitive Performance

2017-05-31 18:38:21 | BioPortfolio


This project will assess the effects of the macro-nutrient make-up of morning food intake on cognitive performance using visual analog scale (VAS) measures, behavioral tests, and advanced high-density electrophysiological techniques (256-channel recordings). Two Isocaloric cereal products will be tested and compared to determine if measures of cognitive performance as well as satiety will change after consumption.

Study Design


Cognitive Performance


Cereal with B glucan, Cereal without B glucan


The Sheryl and Daniel R. Tishman Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory
The Bronx
New York
United States




PepsiCo Global R&D

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-05-31T18:38:21-0400

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