Effects of cigarette smoking on incidental memory

  title={Effects of cigarette smoking on incidental memory},
  author={Karin Andersson and G. Robert J. Hockey},
The effects of cigarette-smoking in an immediate memory task were studied in two groups of 25 female students (habitual smokers) tested either under a control (no smoking) condition or after smoking one cigarette. The memory task, requiring immediate serial recall of eight words, showed no differences between the two groups. Subjects were, however, also tested on recall of the position of words on the screen (each word could appear in any of the four corners). On this measure of incidental… CONTINUE READING

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