Are You Lost? Is it Fuel or Are You a Fool?
Shurooq Khan, Vivian Tang
Floor Location : 2505

Energy drinks have become a popular choice for high school and college students who need a pick-me-up. Our experiment is to see whether there is a placebo effect in energy drinks. We tested using the energy drink Lost and a caffeine-free version. We tested 50 high school students with an equal amount of students drinking Lost and the fake drink. All participants were told they were drinking Lost. To determine the psychological effects of the fake drink, we had the participants rate the effectiveness of both drinks. Through our results we concluded there is a placebo effect in energy drinks