Effects of transdermal nicotine on prose memory and attention in smokers and nonsmokers.

@article{Poltavski2005EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of transdermal nicotine on prose memory and attention in smokers and nonsmokers.},
  author={Dmitri Poltavski and Tommy J Petros},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={2005},
  volume={83 5},
  pages={833-43}
}
Previous research investigating cognitive effects of nicotine has produced mixed findings partly due to the use of abstaining smokers and cigarettes as a delivery system. The present study examined effects of nicotine delivered via a transdermal patch on prose memory and sustained attention in male smokers (n=25) and nonsmokers (n=22), who were randomly assigned to either a placebo or a nicotine condition. All groups were matched on their verbal ability and gross personality characteristics… CONTINUE READING