Cigarette smoking and attention to signals of reward and threat in the Stroop paradigm.

@article{Powell2002CigaretteSA,
  title={Cigarette smoking and attention to signals of reward and threat in the Stroop paradigm.},
  author={Jane Hilary Powell and Samantha Tait and Jane Lessiter},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2002},
  volume={97 9},
  pages={1163-70}
}
AIMS To test the prediction arising from the incentive-sensitization model of addiction that when tested immediately after smoking, smokers will show heightened attention to words with appetitive and aversive motivational significance compared with their performance during acute abstinence. DESIGN Twenty-one smokers were each tested twice, once just after smoking and once after overnight abstinence, on three versions of the modified Stroop task which required colour naming of words with… CONTINUE READING