Gummed-up memory: Chewing gum impairs short-term recall
Kozlov, Michail D
Hughes, Robert W
Jones, Dylan M
Faculty of Science\Psychology
mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseases | digestive, oral, and skin physiology | stomatognathic system
Several studies have suggested that short-term memory is generally improved by chewing gum. However, we report the first studies to show that chewing gum impairs short-term memory for both item order and item identity. Experiment 1 showed that chewing gum reduces serial...