Our early work looking at the effects of glucose on cognition suggested that the benefits of some interventions might not be picked up by standard cognitive tasks and might only be evident when mental resources were pushed to the limit. The Cognitive Demand Battery is a set of demanding mental arithmetic and attention tasks that have been shown to be sensitive to a variety of treatments and to consistently lead to mental fatigue.Â
Cognitive performance and subjective mental fatigue during cognitively demanding tasks.
Cognitive Demand Battery
Brain, Performance and Nutrition Research Centre
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
4th Floor, Northumberland Building
Newcastle upon Tyne