Study type: Medical/biological study (experimental study)

The acute effects of exposure to the electromagnetic field emitted by mobile phones on human attention. med./bio.

Published in: NeuroReport 2002; 13 (1): 119-121

Aim of study (acc. to author)

To investigate the effects of acute mobile phone exposure on processing speed and capacity within the attentional system.



Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1: 900 MHz
Modulation type: pulsed
Exposure duration: continuous for 30 min

Exposure 1

Main characteristics
Frequency 900 MHz
Exposure duration continuous for 30 min
Modulation type pulsed
Exposure setup
Exposure source
Setup The subjects held the cellular phone with their left hand to their left ear.
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
SAR 1.19 W/kg - - cf. remarks "of exposed body tissue"

Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

Investigated system:
Time of investigation:
  • after exposure

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

A facilitatory effect on a range of cognitive functions in healthy human volunteers using an electromagnetic field emitted by mobile phone could be demonstrated.

Study character:

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