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Someone who drinks 8 cups of coffee per day would have the characteristic that it doesn't affect their heart rate, which probably extends to many other things not having an effect.

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It is very unfortunate that to get reliable results, the experiment would have to be very controlled (something that is very hard in life).

Perhaps we can grow an army of beings to be our control for two decades or so.. :)

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