As a coffee enthusiast, maybe you can choose the type of coffee mocha latte. This coffee is a blend of coffee with chocolate. It feels quite “god.” The fragrance of the two is very tempting. One more, there are studies that say that mocha latte can make someone’s concentration ability last longer.
The study was conducted by researchers at Clarkson University and the University of Georgia. In the study, researchers say if coffee and chocolate that are put together can keep a person focused. Researchers find out the relationship between chocolate to a person’s concentration. These include finding out to do with cognitive abilities, anxiety, energy, and fatigue.
“Chocolate increases blood flow to the brain and attention. Caffeine alone can increase anxiety. Part of the project found that chocolate reduces the anxiety effects produced by caffeine,” said Ali Boolani from Clarkson University as quoted from the Republika page.
In the study, participants were asked to drink chocolate, chocolate with caffeine, caffeine with chocolate or hot drinks with caffeine or chocolate. Observations were made for almost a year. After drinking, they are asked to perform certain tasks to observe their cognitive abilities, estimates of mood which appears.
“The test results show that chocolate and caffeine are a good choice for students and others who need to improve concentration,” said Boolani.