Caffeine and Reaction Time Essay
HBS, period 1
Reaction time experiment
Caffeine and Reaction Time
1) Identify the Problem or Question
How does the consumption of caffeine affect the reaction time of the nervous system?
Purpose of the experiment: To identify the whether or not caffeine increases or decreases the reaction time of the nervous system.
In our experiment, we have decided to use all the “cases” which will test how fast a signal from our brain will be sent to our muscles in order to click the mouse when we see an object or directions on the screen. We know that the commonly used drug, caffeine, increases the heart rate, thus the increase in blood flow. The question in our experiment is, does the …show more content…