Studies related to Alertness and Melatonin

Melatonin Improves Memory Acquisition Under Stress Independent Of Stress Hormone Release

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 24 hours
Number of Subjects 50
Sex Male
Age Range 18-29, 30-44
Body Types Average
Notes for this study:
Memory retention _under periods of stress_ was enhanced with 3mg of melatonin taken prior to the stressor. No difference 15 minutes later when cortisol was high but stress was not present. State anxiety is unaffected.