12 Jun '18, 8pm

The US Government Has Created An Algorithm For Ideal Caffeine Intake

The US Government Has Created An Algorithm For Ideal Caffeine Intake

, the new coffee maths first appeared in the American Academy for Sleep Medicine are the work of Jacques Reifman, Ph.D, a “senior research scientist and director of [the Department of Defense’s] Biotechnology High Performance Computing Software Applications Institute and the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center at the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command in Ft. Detrick, Maryland.” The algorithm was created specifically increase alertness in “sleep loss conditions.” It is based upon testing using “four previously published experimental studies on sleep loss” and predicted effects of caffeine on psychomotor vigilance task performance. Fully automated, the algorithm will take “user-provided sleep/wake schedule and maximum allowed caffeine as inputs and provides a caffeine-dosing strategy as the output.”

Full article: https://sprudge.com/the-us-government-has-created-an-algo...

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