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Marjorie Leon Roth

Associate Professor

National-Louis University

HQ Phone: (312) 261-3200

National-Louis University

122 S. Michigan Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 30306

United States

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Marjorie Roth Leon, PhD, of ...

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Marjorie Roth Leon, PhD, of National-Louis University, thinks not.She performed an aggregate analysis of 19 empirical studies examining the effects of caffeine on aspects of cognitive, psychomotor, and emotional functioning among children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).Traditional treatments, such as the stimulant drugs methylphenidate and amphetamine, outperformed caffeine in improving functioning and reducing levels of hyperactivity.However, says Leon, "compared to giving children with ADHD no treatment whatsoever, caffeine appears to have potential to improve their functioning in the areas of improved parent and teacher perceptions of their behavior, reduced levels of aggression, impulsiveness and hyperactivity, and improved levels of executive functioning and planning." Leon believes caffeine's positive effects are not limited to children with ADHD in terms of curbing aggressiveness. "Caffeine decreases explosiveness in children who have ADHD, and similarly increases feelings of calm in people who do not have ADHD," she says. But when faced with the task of finding caffeine's benefits for normal children, she encountered obstacles.Teachers did not mark any behavior improvements following caffeine ingestion.Furthermore, "children without ADHD experience an increased feeling of restlessness and have faster simple reaction times" with caffeine, says Leon.


Marjorie Roth Leon, PhD, of ...

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Marjorie Roth Leon, PhD, of National-Louis University, thinks not. She performed an aggregate analysis of 19 empirical studies examining the effects of caffeine on aspects of cognitive, psychomotor, and emotional functioning among children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Traditional treatments, such as the stimulant drugs methylphenidate and amphetamine, outperformed caffeine in improving functioning and reducing levels of hyperactivity. However, says Leon, "compared to giving children with ADHD no treatment whatsoever, caffeine appears to have potential to improve their functioning in the areas of improved parent and teacher perceptions of their behavior, reduced levels of aggression, impulsiveness and hyperactivity, and improved levels of executive functioning and planning."

Leon believes caffeine's positive effects are not limited to children with ADHD in terms of curbing aggressiveness.
"Caffeine decreases explosiveness in children who have ADHD, and similarly increases feelings of calm in people who do not have ADHD," she says.
But when faced with the task of finding caffeine's benefits for normal children, she encountered obstacles. Teachers did not mark any behavior improvements following caffeine ingestion. Furthermore, "children without ADHD experience an increased feeling of restlessness and have faster simple reaction times" with caffeine, says Leon.


William Revelle -- Graduate and Undergraduate students

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Marjorie Leon, 1985


William Revelle -- Graduate and Undergraduate students

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Marjorie Leon, 1985


William Revelle -- Graduate and Undergraduate students

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Marjorie Leon, 1985

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