Effects Of Nicotine

Analyzing and discovering studies, discussion on quitting smoking and everything else related to the proven effects of nicotine.

Nicotine Enhances Automatic Temporal Processing

Nicotine enhances automatic temporal processing as measured by the mismatch negativity waveform A little bit of an advanced read again, but very interesting nonetheless. “Abstract Introduction: Cholinergic agonists and, more specifically, nicotine, have been found to enhance a number of cognitive processes. The effect of nicotine on temporal processing is not known. The use of …

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Dopamine, Emotions and Nicotine

Very interesting article from Cornell University discussing the links between dopamine and our emotional state: “Dopamine linked to a personality trait and happiness” A few interesting points: “One personality trait in humans is how sensitive and responsive we are to incentives and rewards,” said Richard Depue, professor of human development and family studies and director of the …

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A Single Dose of Nicotine Enhances Reward Responsiveness in Nonsmokers: Implications for Development of Dependence

A Single Dose of Nicotine Enhances Reward Responsiveness in Nonsmokers: Implications for Development of Dependence. The article above does an excellent job at describing nicotine addiction and why once you start, you either can’t stop or is extremely difficult. Nicotine is addictive, this is nothing new, but this article goes to show why it becomes …

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Nicotine Effects On Alertness And Spatial Attention In Non-smokers

​Nicotine effects on alertness and spatial attention in non-smokers Nicotine improves covert orienting of spatial attention, but enhanced alertness may also play a role. The present study explored nicotine effects on measures of spatial attention and alertness in non-smokers. Nicotine was delivered to 17 non-smokers (data from 12 subjects were analyzed) by a 7-mg transdermal …

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How Menthol Enhances Nicotine Effects

Menthol enhances nicotine reward-related behavior by potentiating nicotine-induced changes in nAChR function, nAChR upregulation, and DA neuron excitability If you ever used nicotine and menthol in your life or tried our Mint flavor and thought you were getting stronger effects from nicotine than other flavors, you were right! It wasn’t just your mind playing tricks, …

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