NUTRITIONAL NEUROSCIENCE, vol.18, no.1, pp.12-21, 2015 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Artificial food colourings, Cognition, Forced swim test, Morris water maze, Open field test, Spatial learning, DOUBLE-BLIND, FORCED-SWIM, MICE, TOXICITY, ADDITIVES, HYPERACTIVITY, PERFORMANCE, TARTRAZINE, DISORDER, CHILDREN
Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated:
Objective: Artificial food colourings and additives (AFCAs) have long been discussed to have adverse effects on cognition and behaviour in children. In this study, our aim was to assess the probable side effects of prenatal exposure to colouring food additives on neurobehaviour and spatial learning process.