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03 June 2010

Coffee jolt just an illusion

Regular coffee drinkers need caffeine to return to their normal state of alertness and to avoid the side effects of withdrawal, countering the belief that caffeine gives you a boost.

If you shudder at the thought of having to start the day without a cup of coffee, new research hints at why you may feel this way.

The study is published online in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.

 
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