Medical/biological Study (experimental study)
Psychomotor performance is not influenced by brief repeated exposures to mobile phones. med./biol. By: Curcio G, Valentini E, Moroni F, Ferrara M, De Gennaro L, Bertini M
Published in: Bioelectromagnetics 2008; 29 (3): 237 - 241 ( PubMed Entry , Journal web site )
Aim of study (according to author)
To study the presence of a cumulative effect of brief and repeated exposures (3 X 15 min.) to a GSM mobile phone on psychomotor functions.
24 subjects participated.
General category: mobile communication system, digital mobile phone, GSM
FIELD View further expo parameters
partial body exposure: head (right ear)
investigation on living organism
- cognitive/behavioral endpoints: psychomotor functions (acoustic simple reaction time task; sequential finger tapping task)
investigated organ system: brain/CNS
time of investigation: after exposure
Main outcome of study (according to author)
The data showed no cumulative effects of brief and repeated electromagnetic field exposure on human psychomotor performance, although there was a non-statistical trend to shorter reaction times. In conclusion, these findings show an absence of effects with these particular exposure conditions.
(Study character: medical/biological study, experimental study, full/main study, double-blind study, Brief Communication)
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