Auditory P300 event-related potential in tobacco smokers.

  title={Auditory P300 event-related potential in tobacco smokers.},
  author={Figen Bayramoglu Guney and Bulent Genc and Ruhuşen Kutlu and Bilge Cetin Ilhan},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia},
  volume={16 10},
The aim of this study was to elucidate the chronic effects of tobacco smoking on the P300, a neurophysiological index of cognitive function. Prospective study participants were recruited from a family medicine polyclinic. We selected 32 right-handed smokers who had smoked more than 15 cigarettes per day, by inhalation, for more than 2 years. The control population consisted of 32 right-handed, age-matched healthy individuals who had never smoked. Event-related potentials (ERPs) were recorded… CONTINUE READING