How cof­fee con­sump­tion changes the brain structure

For many, cof­fee is an elixir of life, with­out which they would hard­ly be able to start the day in the morn­ing. But its caf­feine not on­ly seems to wake peo­ple up, it al­so caus­es mea­sur­able changes in the struc­ture of the brain — at least tem­porar­i­ly. We can now show that reg­u­lar caf­feine con­sump­tion caus­es the gray mat­ter in the brain to shrink temporarily.

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