Effects of post-learning smoking on memory consolidation

  title={Effects of post-learning smoking on memory consolidation},
  author={Ian M. Colrain and Gordon Mangan and Ocean L. Pellett and Timothy C. Bates},
The effects of immediate post-learning smoking of low and medium nicotine delivery cigarettes were compared to those of smoking a denicotinised cigarette and a no-smoking control condition in a paired-associate learning task. Thirty-nine male smokers were tested for retention of the memorised material at 1 week post-learning. All subjects received all conditions in a repeated measures design. The low nicotine condition was associated with significantly fewer errors on first trial of recall and… CONTINUE READING