Effects of nicotine gum on repeated administration of the stroop test

@article{Provost1991EffectsON,
  title={Effects of nicotine gum on repeated administration of the stroop test},
  author={Stephen C. Provost and Ros Woodward},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={1991},
  volume={104},
  pages={536-540}
}
Using a double-blind procedure, 24 non-smoking subjects chewed either 2 mg nicorette® gum or a placebo for 20 min, before completing a Stroop test on three occasions. Colour-word reading and simple colour naming times were consistent across repeats, and were unaffected by nicotine. However, the time taken to name the colour of incongruous colour word stimuli declined across trials. This increase in speed across repeats was significantly greater in those subjects who had received nicotine. These… CONTINUE READING